It’s About Time….{To Climb a Mountain}

Today's post is part of the #itsabouttimeforMBC campaign sponsored by Gilda's Club of Chicago.   You can get more information about the campaign here.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am not the bucket list type of person, I am not sure why, other than I feel like it puts too much emphasis on the urgency to get … Continue reading It’s About Time….{To Climb a Mountain}

#voicesofMBC – Colleen Hofmeister ~ {We are scared and lonely}

#voicesofMBC is my social media campaign to bring awareness to metastatic breast cancer and to lend a platform for those afflicted with this illness to be heard. Every Monday, until the end of the year, I will share a personal testimony or story of a woman (or man) living with stage IV breast cancer. Today, … Continue reading #voicesofMBC – Colleen Hofmeister ~ {We are scared and lonely}

2015 – the year of “MUST”

At the end of every year, I pick new words that help to guide my path through the next 12 months. Last year my word was "Renaissance" - a renewal of life, vigor and revitalization. I set 8 intentions for myself. Generosity Abundance Creativity Health LovingKindness Gratitude Possibilities Travel I  awakened to so much in 2014. … Continue reading 2015 – the year of “MUST”

Why us “Oligo’s” often feel like we don’t belong.

It's probably a new word to many, as it was to me a year ago.  I am one of the unique cases, diagnosed with Oligometasatic disease. Definition of Oligometastatic Disease • Oligometastasis is an intermediate state of cancer spread between localized disease and widespread metastases. • The metastases are limited to a single or limited … Continue reading Why us “Oligo’s” often feel like we don’t belong.

Why I am calling it quits.

Todayʻs post comes from Live Brave creator and founder, Lesley Glenn. This is not my typical "Live Brave" post, but then again,  I never expected to be where I am at today, or to be walking this particular path on my journey. My weekend in Philadelphia, to attend the "Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer" … Continue reading Why I am calling it quits.

I run because I “can.”

Todays post comes from Live Brave founder and creator, Lesley Glenn   It used to be that I ran with a goal in mind.   2 miles 3 miles 5K 10K   Every mile minute became an endeavor to overcome and do better the next day. Every hill to be conquered. Sacred sweat pouring off … Continue reading I run because I “can.”

The Conference I Never Wanted to Attend – (Alive to Thrive – Episode 6)

  Today's post comes from Live Brave founder and creator, Lesley Glenn Happy Friday everyone. I am on my way to Philadelphia to the Annual Conference for Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer  In today's "short" episode, I share my trepidation in attending a conference such as this. However, I live my life willing to … Continue reading The Conference I Never Wanted to Attend – (Alive to Thrive – Episode 6)

The Other Side of Prayer

Today's post comes from Live Brave Founder and Creator, Lesley Glenn “The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, … Continue reading The Other Side of Prayer

Courage NOT To Do Something

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Toni Imsen ******* There it sits. A blank canvas. It sits there waiting like so many other things right now. Sometimes it takes courage NOT to do something. Right now I am choosing NOT to do several things. My life has so many other important things that … Continue reading Courage NOT To Do Something