Thriver Thursday is a new initiative that spotlights “thrivers” – people who persevere, achieve their goals and even surpass them despite life-altering circumstances. From people who have experienced a catastrophic diagnosis, unexpected loss, divorce, and personal betrayal. These are the people who were dealt a choice and they chose to thrive.
Published on September 20, 2018
Do you tell your children the truth? Should you? Do you keep secrets for fear of traumatizing your children?
Published on September 6, 2018
Women with metastatic breast cancer think about “fighting cancer” very differently than women who don’t have a stage 4 diagnosis. If you have advanced cancer, these women understand what you’re going through.
Published on June 26, 2018
Why mermaids, you ask? Susan Rosen, author of the Let Us Be Mermaids blog, explains that just like women with metastatic breast cancer, mermaids are fearless, seductive, feminine, and are awed by everyone in their presence. Her blog posts cover realistic topics like whether you should tell your children about your diagnosis and the effects of treatment on one’s physical appearance.
Published on June 20, 2018
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Susan Rosen is a courageous and inspirational woman. She is the proud mother of two children, a wife to her husband Mark, a blogger and a woman living with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Sue shares her personal story with the goal of spreading awareness about this illness. She refuses to allow her ilness to define her; instead she has made the conscious decision to live her life on her terms. A life filled with love, laughter and joy.
Published on November 17, 2017
“Susan’s real purpose in posing–to shine a much-needed light on metastatic breast cancer. More than 150,000 women in the U.S. are living with cancer that has spread beyond the breast, according to a 2017 study by the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance (MBCA) and the National Cancer Institute. “A lot of people don’t understand what metastatic breast cancer is,” Susan points out. “I want to get it out there that it’s the only breast cancer that people die from, and that more research needs to be done in that field.”
Published on November 2, 2017
Published on October 3, 2017
“I’m not battling cancer, because that implies some people aren’t fighting hard enough,” Rosen says. “I’m doing everything I can to live a happy life. But I’m not fighting, I’m living.”
Published on September 27, 2017
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“Stories of those diagnosed with advanced stages of cancer can be difficult stories of emotional and physical pain, but they can also be stories of love, contentment, and joy. Robin Roberts reports.”
Published on August 15, 2017
Insight: Living Beyond Breast Cancer Summer 2017
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“I’m pretty spiritual,” the 47-year-old cancer survivor admitted Thursday in her Franklin home, curled up with her dog Wally, a milky white Coton de Tuléar. “Throughout my life, I have been a big believer in fate.”
Published October 5, 2012