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April Doyle

April Doyle is a MBC patient with a big mouth and passion for writing. Originally diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 2009, she has been living with stage IV metastasis since 2014. A single mom, April continues to work full time when not running after her six year old son. She has a BA in English Literature from CSU Fresno and can generally be found with her nose in a book, listening to the repetitive shouts of mom, mom, mom.

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

Starting over after cancer can mean a lot of different things.  But let’s talk ...

Letter From the Editor: Rebirth

Dear Bellies, A new year is upon us and with it a rebirth. Whether ...

Doctor, This is What I Need

During a recent visit with my oncologist, we got to discussing the need for ...

Letter From the Editor: December Blues

Dear Bellies, This month brings forth so many emotions in all of us.  The ...

Letter from the Editor

Another Breast Cancer Awareness Month is winding down.  Where do we (patients and advocates) ...

When Your House Is Not A Home

Yelling. Crying. Belittling. Hitting. Pushing. Threatening. The list is long.  Domestic violence has always ...

Hear My Voice, Please

*co-written with Susan Rahn. Advocacy /noun/: The act or process of supporting a cause or ...

Milestones

With September’s arrival comes back to school mornings, packing lunches, and sharpening pencils.  These ...

Landslide

I am standing in the middle of a chaotic highway.  Cars are speeding fast ...

Misadventures At The Beauty Counter

Tocopherol, Dimethicone, Parabens.  They almost sound harmless until you detail them by name such ...

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