Category Archives: Inspiration

Check Out the Feature I Wrote for Coping Magazine’s Latest Issue!

Click here to read the article, including by tips:  “How we choose to fight our fight matters” & “A cancer diagnosis is a call to step into our power, not give it away”. Thanks Coping!! Tweet

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Was quoted in GLAMOUR magazine about my amazing hubby!

A single sentence doesn’t even begin to do justice to what my husband did for me & us throughout this journey. He literally loved me back to life in every way and there aren’t enough words of gratitude for that. It will take me a lifetime (or three) to show him what that has meant. […]

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Join Me On My “Tweet Chat” With Libre Clothing Monday At 8p EST

Join me and Libre Clothing Monday, March 19th from 8-9pm EST! I’m super excited to be asked to do this and love what Libre Clothing is doing. They make clothing for chemotherapy & dialysis patients—love it!—and man oh man do I wish I had known about them while I was going through my stuff! I […]

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Happy Leap Year: An Excuse To Take A Leap In Life!

Happy Leap Year Everyone! I’m using today as a unique reminder that miracles happen and dreams come true only when we take the leap out into the unknown on faith and faith alone. Actually, that’s the very definition of faith! I learned this in a very real way when I was shoved off the cliff of […]

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Speaking To The Patients Of Southeastern Gynecologic Oncology Today!

I was so excited when I was asked to speak at this! Nothing better than sharing hope and the “wisdom from the road” that helped save my life.  Plus, we witnessed a miracle and I LOVE talking about it! Oh, and give your self a hug today… :) (Seriously, I do this every day & […]

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Courage: Letting go of the “seen” for the “unseen”

Words to live by, for sure! I learned this in a very literal sense as the ground beneath me fell away and I was cast out into the “deep end” of a vast, vast ocean when I was diagnosed and given such slim odds.  I quickly realized that I was being called to find a […]

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A “Behind The Scenes” Look At My Photo Shoot For MORE Magazine (at one of my most favorite places…)!

A huge thanks to MORE magazine for including my story in their “Against All Odds” piece in the February issue that’s on stands now!  When I was initially contacted about doing this piece for MORE magazine, I was, of course, elated since it would talk about one of my long-time favorite loves…running! But it became especially meaningful […]

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REAL SIMPLE Part II: My First Glittery New York Debut

It seems my fondness for the Big Apple goes way back to my New England youth.  Having been raised in rural Vermont, we would occasionally go into the city when my Dad had to attend business conferences.  One of these trips has become infamous in our family and probably a defining moment in my young […]

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“My heart is full…”—and mine is overflowing

  We often never know how the ripples of lives impact others, how the choices we make in a split second or made time and time again in the quiet moments of our lives affect the greater good.  We don’t often get to know first-hand the impact of the words we speak or how our […]

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Check Out the Article I Wrote for Identity Magazine!

    “Something Beautiful Is Happening™” You never think it’s going to be you. You never think that the impossible things of life, the ones that only happen to “other” people, can happen to you—that is, until they do. Alyssa never expected to have a series of unfortunate, life-changing events happen in her life. But […]

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