Monthly Archives

July 2015

  • Breast Cancer

    Menopause and the Inferno of Hot Flashes

    Sweet mother of pearl… The hot flashes. At some point, I may completely burst into flames. Poof! There goes Shannon. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Chemotherapy sent my body flying into early…

  • Breast Cancer

    Post Cancer Treatment Fatigue

    The fatigue is real. I know that I’m only a few months out of chemo and surgery and still somewhat in the “recovery” stage, but the level of fatigue some days is…

  • Life & Parenting

    Let’s Play

    A conversation with a sweet friend of mine a few weeks ago really stuck with me and has me thinking. She said that adults don’t play enough. We lose our mobility and…

  • Breast Cancer, Life & Parenting

    We Made It!

    In December of last year, I’m as sick as I’ve ever been, laying in bed and scrolling through Facebook. As I’m scrolling, two bands that I adore post that they are playing…

  • Breast Cancer

    What’s hard to explain…

    This period in our lives nobody really openly talks about. Because it’s hard, it’s internal and it as much as you want it to be, it kinda sucks that life isn’t just…