Tag Archives: cervical cancer

“Disco Time…Oops, I mean SCAN TIME!”

Hard to believe but it’s that time again…Scan Time!! Yep, time for my FOUR-YEAR check to show them how wonderfully healthy and cured I am! : ) And I do like to do a little disco dance as I go in and out on the day of 1. in celebration of how far we’ve come […]

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Looky What I Stumbled On! (Hint: Featured on Runner Digest Online)

Okay, so that’s not really a hint… But I was super excited to stumbled on an article Runner Digest posted on my story a few months back in regards to National Cervical Health Month! Thanks so much Runner Digest for the awesome surprise! An honor!! Check it out here: “Miracle Cervical Caner Survivor Alyssa Phillips […]

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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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January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month—Ladies, time to take a look “under the hood”!

That’s right, January not only marks the beginning of the new year but National Cervical Cancer/Health Awareness Month too! Ladies, it’s a good reminder to get your “stuff” checked (and make sure your mother, sister, daughters and besties do too)! I know it’s not fun, but it’s necessary. Having a Pap Smear is still the […]

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Celebrating a life…

I just found out that a young woman who was diagnosed with the same rare type of cancer I had—Large Cell Cervical Neuroendocrine Cancer—died today…one day before her 34th birthday. Her’s was caught much earlier than mine yet her doctors didn’t know about the cutting-edge treatment I had and by the time I found her, […]

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Gratitude In The Grocery Store

  OK , so this is kind of neat. I was with my mom (visiting from DC for the Thanksgiving holiday) and we were window shopping and running a few quick errands. We stopped by Publix for a few needed items before heading back to meet up with everyone else.  While we were waiting to […]

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REAL SIMPLE Part I: “Pinch me…”

“Pinch me, I must be dreaming!” “OUCH!” “Nope, it must be true!!” The above is an exchange I had with my husband a little over a month ago after receiving an email from the folks at REAL SIMPLE Magazine asking if I would be willing to let them fly me up to New York City […]

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A Story I Wrote Featured in A Distinctive Style

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Is it true that “any press is good press”?? Gosh, I hope so. Read on to see why…

  Supplements During Cancer: Help or Hype? BY LAURA BEIL In the latest edition of CURE Magazine, Laura Beil examines the question of whether or not the use of supplements and nutraceuticals during cancer treatment are helpful or all hype.  I sat down with her a few months ago to discuss their role in my own […]

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In My Own Words…

Here’s the link to a new feature I was asked to write about my story for EmbodiWorks.  EmbodiWorks is an amazing, amazing non-profit organization and their site is chalk-full of fabulous, invaluable information & resources.  I’m so proud to have my story included along with their other tools to help support others who find themselves […]

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