As someone who has been fighting cancer for two years, I’ve seen pretty much all sides of this country’s medical system. I’ve seen some things about our medical system that are so utterly infuriating that I’ve literally cried from frustration… and this has happened to me far more than once.

But I’ve also seen some things that were so incredibly inspiring that they genuinely humbled me as a human being. And I’ve met people who have humbled me as a human being. [click to continue…]


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Today is an important day for me, and not just because it’s my birthday… [click to continue…]


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My Official Birthday Wish…

April 16, 2016

I’m gonna’ break the rules and share my birthday wish with you guys. I’m doing this because this is one wish that can’t be granted by Birthday Fairies. This is a wish that can only be granted by you. Okay. With that said… Here’s my Official 43rd Birthday Wish… Share and Enjoy:


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Floating

April 12, 2016

Normally, I’m not the dream-sharing type. I fully understand that 90% of our dreams seem awesome to us, but when we share them with others, they end up sounding more weird than awesome. Well, I just had a dream that won’t stop lingering, so I think I’ll share it. Share and Enjoy:


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Why Losing Your Hair Matters to a Cancer Patient…

April 7, 2016

This was a tough blog for me to write. I don’t want to come across as depressed, selfish, petty, or childish, but at the same time, I keep thinking about how I promised at the beginning of this fight to share this journey. And if I only show the inspirational days, I’m not really sharing […]


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To the Folks at The Southwest Virginia Cancer Center…

April 4, 2016

Wikipedia describes a hero as “a person… who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through impressive feats of ingenuity, bravery or strength, often sacrificing his or her own personal concerns for some greater good.” Share and Enjoy:


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Bad News, Folks…

March 17, 2016

I’m gonna’ get right to it… the cancer has returned. Share and Enjoy:


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It’s Your Fault

February 26, 2016

As most of you know, I normally avoid politics. That said, I’m about to make an exception. This is something I try to talk about at least once during every election season. And before I get started, I want to absolutely clear here… I’m not talking to democrats or republicans or independents or any specific […]


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There are darknesses in life, and there are lights… And I’m Stupid.

January 30, 2016

I had an important realization today, and that realization was a pretty big hit to my ego, but it also put many things into perspective. I’ll get to that in a bit, but first, I want to tell you a story… Share and Enjoy:


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5 Easy Steps To Prepare For a Coming Blizzard

January 22, 2016

Every person who lives in an area with snowy winters knows how scary it is when you start seeing the forecasts for a blizzard. You have to deal with extreme cold, possible power outages, cold, frozen water lines, cold, running out of food, and, most importantly, cold. I’ve lived in southwest Virginia for over 40 […]


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