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Bald Ballerina’s 1st Birthday

Today Bald Ballerina celebrates her 1st birthday. Her life began filled with hope despite a very poor medical prognosis: stage 4 metastatic breast cancer that had spread to the sternum, spine, and pelvis; median life expectancy 2-3 years. This was

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Metastatic (stage 4) breast cancer is cancer that has spread to another part of the body. It is still breast cancer, but now there are tumors in other places like the lungs, liver, brain, or bones. I have metastatic breast

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No One Can Survive Alone: A Fundraiser Concert For The Bald Ballerina

Save the Date!! Oct 26thNo One Can Survive Alone: A Fundraiser Concert for the Bald Ballerina. ADI Solange MacArthur Theater, Rockville, MDPlease come to enjoy an afternoon of dance followed by a reception with refreshments, raffles, and silent auctions. The concert

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5th Chemo Treatment

Today is my 5th chemo. While is can be a slow boring day, I am very lucky to be able to spend the day hanging out with my Mom, my godmother Amber and my cousin Katie.   One more to go!!!

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Cancer Won’t Keep Bald Ballerina from Dancing!!!

Sadly, no one is too young or too fit for cancer.  Thank you WBAL for sharing my video with NBC affiliates and sending  my message across the USA. No one can survive cancer alone.  Thank you to everyone who reached

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Behind the Scenes with Deborah Weiner of NBC Affiliate WBAL-TV 11 News Baltimore

Here are some behind the scenes for my 3 day video shoot with Deborah Weiner of NBC Affiliate WBAL-TV 11 News Baltimore It will air  on Thursday Sept. 4th @5pm and Friday Sept. 5th @8pm with the Stand-Up to Cancer telethon on WBAL-TV 11

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4th Chemo Treatment

Morning: Getting ready for my 4th chemo treatment today. After today. I will have 2 more to go.   Evening: Chemo went smoothly. Thank you for all the kinds word and prayers if support. They really help me when I

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Practice Your Self Exam Port De Bras

You are never too young to start breast self-exams. On the 19th of every month, I will post a reminder. If you’re not sure how to do this, go to this link from the National Breast Cancer Foundation: Thank you to

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3rd Chemo Treatment

Originally written on August 12, 2014 on Facebook Today is my 3rd treatment of chemo. It also marks the half way point of treatment. The 3rd Chemo Treatment. It went really well. I had Nurse Madeline again, she is so much

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The Cancer is retreating!!!!

The cancer is retreating!!!! Had a great check-up with my breast surgeon today. My breast tumor has shrunk considerably and he could no longer feel the lymph nodes. The medicine and your prayer and positive thoughts are working! Thank you

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