A Flurry of Pink – A Breast Cancer Awareness Month Tribute to Brooke Walker

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and guest blogger Dee Dee Parker graciously accepted my invitation to write a tribute to her daughter Brooke. Brooke touched many lives during her long breast cancer battle and Dee Dee tells her story beautifully. Along with the beautiful hued leaves of bright crimson, butterscotch, and chestnut, October brings…… Continue reading A Flurry of Pink – A Breast Cancer Awareness Month Tribute to Brooke Walker

Breast Reconstruction Thoughts – Kerry Brannan – Twice Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Welcome to Breast Reconstruction Thoughts at Life Reconstructed. Each Tuesday this fall, I am featuring a woman who has undergone a single or bilateral mastectomy. Most have also had breast reconstruction, but some have not. Some entered this world through cancer, others due to testing positive for the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation which highly…… Continue reading Breast Reconstruction Thoughts – Kerry Brannan – Twice Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Breast Reconstruction Thoughts – Rachel Akslen – BRCA2 Positive

Welcome to Breast Reconstruction Thoughts at Life Reconstructed. Each Tuesday this fall, I am featuring a woman who has undergone a single or bilateral mastectomy. Most have also had breast reconstruction, but some have not. Some entered this world through cancer, others due to testing positive for the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation which highly…… Continue reading Breast Reconstruction Thoughts – Rachel Akslen – BRCA2 Positive

Lasagna, Volleyball, Breast Cancer and Trusting Jesus

After I was diagnosed with breast cancer, food started landing on my doorstep. Lots of food. Sometimes there was a person at the other end of the casserole and sometimes the meals just magically appeared in the big blue cooler outside the front door. My family appreciated it all. (Even if some of it pushed…… Continue reading Lasagna, Volleyball, Breast Cancer and Trusting Jesus

Breast Reconstruction Thoughts – Cathy VanMaanen, TRAM Flap Reconstruction

Welcome to Breast Reconstruction Thoughts (a profile series) at Life Reconstructed. Each Tuesday this fall, I will feature a woman who has undergone a single or bilateral mastectomy. Most have also undergone breast reconstruction, but some have not. Some entered this world through cancer, others due to testing positive for the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene…… Continue reading Breast Reconstruction Thoughts – Cathy VanMaanen, TRAM Flap Reconstruction