My Cancer Journey: The Unsung Heroes

Two months ago, to the day, I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. Today was my follow up appointment with the surgeon. Today I got the news that I would NOT need chemo. We were hopeful, but prepared for treatment. Wait. What? No Chemo? Is that a thing? My mind usually goes blank when … Read more

Life after Breast Cancer Surgery: The Recovery Process

I am almost three weeks post op after breast cancer surgery. Wow. This morning the last of the steri-strips came off after my shower. Seeing my scars for the first time was not as bad as I had imagined it would be. I admit, my thinking and mindset leading up to the surgery was not … Read more

Letting It All Hang Out At The Beach

I thought at this time I would be recovering from surgery, or at the very least preparing for it. However, my surgeon has been called for jury duty so Dawn and I are doing the thing we love the most. Waiting. So while I wait, I decided to write about when we went to a … Read more

My Cancer Journey Begins

“The motivation to begin this photography project is deeply personal. In 2014, my mother lost her battle to Stage IV colon cancer that metastasized to her ovaries, cervix, and brain. She died three months after she was diagnosed. Watching a loved one suffer while battling cancer or other illnesses is not easy. Every day I … Read more