What to say to someone with cancer

September 7, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

Although I consider myself an optimist, I can quickly recall two comments that negatively impacted me as a cancer survivor. The first came from a medical professional who implied that the threat of losing my hair from chemo was “cool.” The other came from my peers – teenagers at the time – who told me…

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August 2019 Health Update

August 31, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

Hello friends! A few years ago, I started writing August updates to check in with you about my health. Two years ago, it was long overdue and last year, I shared my yearly schedule of follow-up appointments. Many of you know I’ve had a roller coaster year. My colonoscopy last fall found three polyps and…

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Colonoscopy #14

May 18, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 2

Hi friends! So sorry it’s been awhile since I told you about the latest on my medical carousel. I appreciate how many of you jumped in to offer support after my last colonoscopy when I didn’t get the news I wanted. And then, tons more support came in when I was making surgery decisions, getting…

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Oreos for Breakfast – A Devotional

May 5, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 0

“How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while there is still a beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” Matthew 7:4-5, NIV I…

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Hey Cancer, FU! – A Tribute to John MacLeod

April 23, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 2

He was a bull in a china shop, and I mean that in the most loving way. If John could read this description about himself, I imagine he’d say, “Damn straight.” I first encountered this man in a bright, white hallway. He was, let’s just say, talking like a passionate, confident sales guy on the…

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Worth It – A Devotional

April 1, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship, Devotionals | 0

“In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” –…

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Colon Cancer Books

March 28, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

This is the last week of March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and what better way to close out the month than with a list of some great colon cancer books? I enjoy raising awareness by telling my personal story of surviving colon cancer at age 17 and by connecting with others who’ve been impacted all…

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My favorite blueberry pie recipe

March 14, 2019 | Danielle | B's Kitchen | 0

Happy Pi[e] day – this glorious day where we celebrate all things pie. Today, I am sharing my favorite blueberry pie recipe. If you’re just here for the recipe, here it is:  My favorite blueberry pie recipe. If you’re here for a cute little story on why I love this blueberry pie recipe, keep reading.…

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