10 things to know about getting a colonoscopy

March 28, 2022 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 0

This post was sponsored by Salix Pharmaceuticals. However, all opinions are my own. It’s March, and you know what that means! Ready for some colorectal cancer awareness? A lot of you know my life has been absolutely crazy lately BUT I can’t let this month pass by without acknowledging my story and encouraging you to…

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Hey Cancer, FU! – A Tribute to John MacLeod

April 23, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 1

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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This is 35

December 14, 2018 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

“How does it feel to turn 35 years old!?” friends asked me across a conference room table earlier this week. They’re new friends, people I’ve met over the past year through work. People who’ve not lived the past 18 years by my side as I’ve survived colon cancer (although people who would have undoubtedly rushed…

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17 Reasons God Meant Colon Cancer for My Good

January 23, 2018 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 7

17 is a number that has followed me around for a long time, and today, I’m going to give you 17 reasons I can see how God used colon cancer for my good. For the past 17 years, I’ve been telling the story of being diagnosed with stage III colon cancer just a few weeks…

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To Life! – A Tribute to Dr. Tom

November 15, 2017 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 5

Scroll down past the big trees – he told us on his personal blog – and there you’ll find me. In a picture from one of his hiking trips, surrounded by beautiful tall trunks of some of the world’s tallest trees, there Tom Marsilje didn’t only find himself but introduced himself. Humble. Happy. Hopeful he…

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