August 16, 2018

Once cancer treatment is over, many of us find ourselves trying to get back to the way we used to be before diagnosis.  We get so eager to jump back to the activities we used to do and eat the foods we used to love. On top of that, the hair starts growing (sometimes, i...

July 15, 2018

From left to right: Jennifer Merschdorf (Young Survival Coalition CEO), Jane Magaoay (Hawaii State Leader), Joanne Hayashi (Hawaii State Leader), Amanda Nixon (Regional Outreach Manager, West Region)

Young Survival Coalition (YSC) held its 3-day annual summit in Orlando...

October 9, 2017

It’s time to celebrate!  Happy Birthday to us!  As quoted by Oprah, “The more you CELEBRATE YOUR LIFE, the more there IS IN LIFE TO CELEBRATE.”  And we do… We have so much to be thankful for and celebrating life is just the icing on the cake.  

This Octob...

June 4, 2017

It’s been awhile since my last blog post because I have been very busy with a new project.  This new project started because of a conversation I had a few months ago with a high school student.  He approached me asking me about my experiences with breast cancer.  At fi...

February 15, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!   There is so much LOVE in the air.  I feel that after going through cancer, LOVE is something that I treasure so much in my life.  I thought I’d share with you my story of love – how love conquers all.

In mid 2014, my fiancé, Sonny...

December 11, 2016

In October, I watched a live streaming webinar offered by Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), called, “Stories from the Field: You, Your Job and Breast Cancer.”  The presentation covered issues, such as, disclosure, accommodations, and seeking a new job.  The panel con...

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