An Unwinding

June 23, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

It’s past midnight. I’m keeping myself awake by reading posts from white Christians arguing about white supremacy, or a lack thereof, on Twitter. Somehow, the “woke” ones are pointing out that the Middle Eastern Jesus we’ve worshipped our whole lives wasn’t actually white like our wall hangings led us to believe. This seems to be…

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My Favorite No-Bake Cookie Recipe

June 13, 2020 | Danielle | B's Kitchen | 0

These no-bake cookies are fast. Yummy. Easy. Did I mention delicious? Get the recipe This recipe came courtesy of my friend Emily who made these all throughout college and gave me this recipe during a bridal shower years ago Ingredients & Instructions 1 c. white sugar 1 c. brown sugar  1 stick butter 1/4 c.…

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The 17 Day Diet

May 20, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

Guys, I can’t help it. I love to celebrate. I love sprinkles. When you’ve survived cancer twice, every day can feel like reason for celebration. Yet that doesn’t mean the calories don’t add up. As I’ve come to terms with getting older (praise the Lord though, life is such a gift), I’ve also accepted that…

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Surviving the Virus With Learning

May 10, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

I did a podcast interview the other day and the host asked me a fun question, something I’m not often asked: “How do you keep learning?“ Normally, I probably wouldn’t have given such a quick response, but after this past week, I had an easy answer: gardening. As I’ve spent hours weeding, fertilizing and planting…

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15 Secrets to Surviving Marriage

May 7, 2020 | Mike&Danielle | A Post About Mike | 0

Starry-eyed and lovestruck. Yep, we were that couple. One of the millions who got married in 2005 pledging to love for richer and poorer, in sickness and in health. Yet just like every single one of the couples who married in 2005, 15 years later we’ve learned a lot. The poor and sick times did…

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Day 31 of Stay at Home

April 17, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

If you were to ask me, “How are you doing?” I’d probably smile and say I’m good. I’d likely mention the juggle many other working parents are experiencing—the one incorporating homeschooling into my already-full work day. But today as I woke up, quite a bit later than usual (but not a surprise since I’ve worked…

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Mae’s Favorite Pancakes Recipe

March 7, 2020 | 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. Out of every pie I’ve ever made, this one is always the favorite. Get the recipe Filling: My favorite blueberry pie recipe on AllRecipes.com Pie Crust: Our favorite pie crust by MarthaStewart.com Ingredients Crust (*make sure to double…

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DRB’s ultimate guide: surviving colon cancer

March 1, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

As someone who has been surviving colon cancer for 20 years, I’m often asked to connect with newly-diagnosed patients or help compassionate friends know how to help them. Here is my ultimate guide for taking those first next steps if you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer. Get…

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To my caregiver Mike: What I hope you know

February 21, 2020 | Danielle | A Post About Mike | 3

Behind every survivor is a caregiver. Sometimes this looks like doctors and nurses. Other times, it’s family and friends. I have an entourage of caregivers in my life. But if you asked each one of them who makes my world go round, there’s one answer: Mike. As I’ve been writing my memoir, Mom, Dad and…

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