I thought I could…

“Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.”   ~Lance Armstrong … And I couldn’t have done it without you. THANK YOU. Words cannot express how … Continue reading

It’s in the genes

This weekend I was filing paperwork when I stumbled upon a lovely read from the Stanford Cancer Genetics Center. Before I bore you with the details about my genes, I’ll pose the questions to you that struck me when the … Continue reading

Meet Jax

My parents called me “chatterbox” as a child because I talked all the time. I’m still a chatterbox, but I’m at a loss for words about Jacquelyn, my college roommate and Theta “pledge mom,” who took her last breath exactly … Continue reading

Meet Caroline

I’d like you to meet Caroline. She’s a lifelong friend who is no doubt a big inspiration for my climb up Kilimanjaro with Survivor Summit and LIVESTRONG. Caroline and I became best friends when her family moved to California from … Continue reading

Meet Amy

Now that you’ve “met” my mom, I’ll be introducing you to a few special people who are also my inspiration for climbing Kilimanjaro. … Because, let’s be honest, I will be winded and cold before I even reach 9,000 feet, … Continue reading

I think I can, I think I can

I applied to participate in the Survivor Summit after seeing that my friend (and awesome survivor), Amy, had been accepted to participate. A longshot at best, I submitted my application knowing that my chances of being selected were minimal. The … Continue reading