I just remind myself that this is just a bump in the road and I’ll get through this. Just stay positive, laugh, smile, and remember “you got this”. My friends inspire me to stay strong everyday. My best friends, Angie, Savanna and Cristina have been by my side since th...

Both of my parents were ill and died from cancer. I was 15 years old when my dad passed away, and 19 when my mom passed away.

The other day I called my mom to vent (as per usual) and noticed she was being quiet. I asked her what she was doing. She said she was waiting to be seen by her oncologist…and had been there for most of the afternoon. Despite having an appointment at one of the top med...

January 10, 2018

Yesterday on Facebook, I saw a friend of mine share an article that said: "Letter Written by Australian woman, 27, on Her Deathbed Goes Viral: 'Be Grateful for Each Day."

I immediately had chills and was afraid to click on it, for fear it might make me cry. Well, turns...

At this point, some days go by where I completely forget that my mom has cancer. I know what you’re thinking. How could I possibly forget that someone in my life has cancer?

Over the holidays, I was on vacation in Chicago when I woke up to a Facebook message from a lovely girl I had met at a networking event I was hosting a few months prior.

“Hey Chelsea! Not sure if you remember me, but we met through Madison at your event. I wanted to rea...

January 31, 2017

Jaime Sarchet opens up about her mother's colon cancer diagnosis, and her experience undergoing surgery in the hospital.

Tell us about you and your mom.

I’m in entertainment PR right now and building an acting career as well.

In May 2013 - three months after I moved to Ca...

December 23, 2016

My father is sick with cancer. And I’m an only child. I don’t know why I feel compelled to say that, but I guess it’s because I think it’s harder. While friends and family have been supportive, I don’t think anyone really understands the gravity of a sick parent than t...

October 10, 2016

There are zillions of sites out there. Here are 5 sites that I have been using as of late, that are very informative / have actually been of great help to me during this time. These are the basics. I will look forward to digging deeper and finding even more niche sites...

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