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Lip Syncing Through Chemotherapy

I was just as shocked as anyone else when I was diagnosed with breast ...

Love the Hell Out of Her

Many doctors assume a woman will need to reconstruct after a mastectomy in order ...

Do I Have Cancer or Does Cancer Have Me?

When I sat down to write this article, my original goal was to express ...

The Great Myth of “Back to Normal”

There is no back to normal after cancer. There is, instead, something I call ...

On the Ghosts of Christmas

The holiday music is a bit too jaunty for mid-afternoon when neither of us ...

Cancer is the Pits. Buy Yourself the Shoes.

I went a little bananas on Black Friday this year. I scoped out the ...

A Letter to the Kids

Dear Children of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients, Hello. My name is Amanda and when ...

A Dash of Grace

When I was approached about writing a piece for The Underbelly, I was a ...

Having Faith …And Cancer

Since being blindsided by my cancer diagnosis, I have had a hard time taking ...