From eating and sleeping right to minimizing exposure to toxins, Alison takes us through how to live a nutritious and healthy lifestyle after cancer is gone.Read More
Christmas was always a big production for my mom. I’m talking boxes upon boxes of green, red, and white knick knacks that replaced all of the other knick knacks around the house for a couple of months each year.
Gifts were extravagant, and cookies were baked for days and then piled into little Christmas tins for the neighbors, coworkers, family, and friends. Even in some of the difficult years, while my mom was also going to chemo, radiation, or whatever the treatment was at that time, she still made an effort to keep Christmas consistent.Read More
My wife and I welcomed our first child (a son) into the world on December 31st, 2016. New Year’s Eve. My parents made the two hour trip to the hospital a couple days later to meet their first grandchild and, for a brief moment, everything in my world was completely perfect.
My dad was put into hospice care about a week later and on Friday, the 13th of January, 2017, he was gone. My son and dad will forever be linked by their start and end, respectively, in this world. I still struggle immensely with the emotions that I experienced in such a short amount of time...the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Driving back and forth between my dying dad and my new beautiful boy.Read More
This morning while getting ready for work I was reminded of Philippians 1:6, "And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns."Read More
I just finished listening to Joyce Meyers this morning and her message for today was, "Don't give up in the middle."
I could've easily turned on you, Lord, when the report came back with a positive margin, or when the chemo drained me, or even right now after loosing a breast…Read More
I'm so excited to be launching the Survivor Chest blog!
For a long time, I have wanted Survivor Chest to not only be a place for people to buy care packages, but a way for women who have been affected by cancer to meet each other and share what they've been through. From previvors, thrivers, and survivors to caregivers and loved ones, this blog is a place for everyone.Read More