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

Heaven’s garden

My college roommate, Jax, had been battling cancer for 2.5 years. As of yesterday, February 8, at 1:22 a.m., there’s a new rose in Heaven’s garden. I’ll be writing a post about her — she’s among the people who inspired … Continue reading

Mood music

This Woman's Work

On the way into the office yesterday, my iPod dished up “This Woman’s Work” by Kate Bush. It took me back to 1998 as I was driving to my parents house. This was no ordinary trip to mom and dad’s. … 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

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