I hate diets. I've always hated them. But I'm also not a "well-balanced" person where I eat all the right foods and exercise the right amount. No. Historically, I've been of the belief that if you workout/run enough, you can eat whatever you damn well want. And historically, my body was somewhat okay with that. … Continue reading Going Keto: How this all started
It's happening, people. My hair is purple (okay light lavender now after a couple washes). I'm gathering up glow sticks. The weather is clearing up. It's time to... LIGHT THE NIGHT This is my last shout out for you to join us or to help us fundraise. Cmon, it'll be fun!!! DO IT! Okay, peer … Continue reading Light the Night TONIGHT!
Hey everyone - Jamie here. But you knew that. I mean, my name is on the website. Anyway, it's that time of year again. It's... LIGHT THE NIGHT!!!! WOOOOO!!!! woo. What's so awesome about Light the Night? Let me break it down for you. It's a yearly event where a ton of people walk in … Continue reading Light the Night…and Kiss Cancer Goodbye!
Every time I come here to write about a particular topic, I run into the fact that I haven't blogged here in a while and that I can't just talk about one topic when you have no context around that topic so then I end up writing posts that are really just life and "what … Continue reading Super random updates
Yesterday was the anniversary of my cancer diagnosis. My "cancerversary," if you will. Here's what my life looks like today... I haven't seen a hospital in months. I get a lot of restful sleep. I take zero pills for anything. My only drug is coffee. I can move a lot without getting tired. My temp … Continue reading A year ago…
Saturday was World Cancer Day. I know this because I follow a lot of cancer survivors/fighters on Instagram. I didn't make a fuss of it on Saturday, but I did just see a really great video on the Today Show that gave me a little hope for the future for others that have to deal with … Continue reading World Cancer Day
Well, to be honest I'm back at a lot of things. Back at work. Back to daycare pick ups. Back to bedtime routines. Back to having to shave armpit hair. What? It wouldn't grow when I was going through chemo. And also back to working out. But today, most importantly, I'm back at it with Team in Training … Continue reading Back at it…
Yesterday I had my final PET scan, and today the doctor read the results. COMPLETE REMISSION! NO SIGNS OF CANCER! NO RADIATION NEEDED! ALL IS GOOD AND RIGHT ONCE AGAIN! Okay, he didn't say that last one, but he may as well have. I am ecstatic! This is great news. I had a good feeling … Continue reading COMPLETE REMISSION
As I've mentioned before, after a couple rounds of chemo I started this thing I called, "Chemo Karaoke" where I would sing silly songs on the way home from chemo. You can see the first round of those here. Now that I'm done with Chemo and that is a thing of the past (woohoo!), I … Continue reading Chemo Karaoke – Last Round
Caution: I am not an expert in makeup. Most of you will view this and think, "Sheesh. This girl has a long way to go." I totally get it. But I'm super bored right now and it's super cold outside so I'm really just doing this to kill some time. I mentioned a while back … Continue reading My “What cancer?” makeup routine