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“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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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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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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An Exclusive Feature on Care2.com!

Wow, blessings abound! Check out this new article that just came out featuring my story! They have over 16 million members!  So, so humbling. Thank you Ann and thank you Care2.com!   “Inspiration, Survivor, Miracle: An Amazing Life” Something beautiful IS happening™!  :) Alyssa Tweet

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Merry Christmas and a Modern-Day Holiday Miracle Comes Early!

Happy Holidays! May your days be merry and bright! So, I’d planned on doing another cute and quick “Weekly Inspiration” this week, wishing everyone a Merry Christmas with something inspiring for the holiday season and the upcoming new year…that was until Sunday afternoon.  I know I say this a lot, but God really does have […]

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Beginning Again

Hello! I have started this posting many times over the last few months and would get pulled away for various reasons or just didn’t feel that it was coming out right. I also wasn’t in a great place for awhile (while we fine tuned my hormone replacement…who knew how powerful your hormones are and how […]

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