The Day The World Trade Center Fell Down

September 11, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

Did you guys hear what happened this morning in New York City with the Twin Towers?” I looked up at my classmate, who stood on the other side of the bench in the girls’ locker room combing her blond hair. Like mine, it was matted and sticky with sweat from our workout. Our cheeks were…

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Cure Post: Missing Out on High School is Painful But Survivable

August 22, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

As back-to-school season has arrived and I’m seeing many upperclassmen face really different junior and senior years thanks to COVID-19, I can’t help but remember what having cancer in high school was like. I too wasn’t able to go, and even when I did, it was really different. That’s what inspired me to write my…

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50 Ideas – Gifts for Cancer Patients

July 31, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

Outside of being asked about the symptoms I experienced prior to being diagnosed with colon cancer, the second-most common question I get is, “What are some good gifts for cancer patients?“ I love getting this question because it means there are caring friends and family who want to support a loved one facing cancer. Support…

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Cure Post: Telling our stories makes the disease real

July 27, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

Hey friends! I don’t think I’ve told you all this yet, but I’m now a columnist for Cure Magazine! It’s a true honor. I’ve partnered with Cure for many years, they often looked to collaborate when I worked as the Communications Director for Fight CRC. It was fun to help them find stories about colorectal…

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My Favorite Overnight Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

July 26, 2020 | Danielle | B's Kitchen | 0

Few things are as scrumptious as a homemade cinnamon roll, yet it can be really hard to either find a great recipe and/or make them. But after trying numerous recipes and several attempts at cinnamon rolls, I found victory last Christmas. Here are my favorite.  Get the recipe Overnight Cinnamon Rolls by Taste of Home…

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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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