About

A lil about me…

Hi, I’m Alexis and I’m a 33 year old New Jersey transplant living, laughing, and loving life in Maryland – where I share my home with my husband of 7+ years and our adopted beagle. I consider myself a fun, healthy person in my early 30′s that got hit very unexpectedly with breast cancer in November 2010. Almost 3 years later, I’m ecstatic to say that I’m a survivor! In my free time, I love to cook, run, bike and most importantly spend time with my family and friends.

A lil about the blog…

Most of the time I think that if I can’t laugh, organize or plan my way through something, I can’t manage it. This blog is my experience with breast cancer -basically my way of laughing at and managing everything. I initially documented my journey so that I could easily keep my friends and family up-to-date on all my tests and treatments. Since finishing all of my treatments in July 2011, the blog has morphed into more of a celebration of being cancer free and living my life to the fullest. So, you might see some random blog posts not even related to breast cancer.

I hope that my experience can give other breast cancer patients and survivors hope for the future and inspire women to live healthy full lives. I truly believe that something good will come out of all of this!

 

If you have any questions, comments, or just want to say hi, feel free to send me an email at alexis.milam@gmail.com

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4 Responses to About

  1. Mercedes says:

    Hi Alexis,
    I’ve been reading your blog for a while, and I just wanted to thank you for sharing your experience. I’m from Argentina and I’m fighting breast cancer too. Your posts have been really helpful.
    All the best!
    Mercedes

    • Alexis says:

      Hi Mercedes,
      Thanks for reading and following along. I’m sorry to hear that you’re fighting breast cancer too, but I’m glad that you found my blog helpful…Stay positive (easier said than done, I know)!
      Best of luck with everything.
      Alexis

  2. Marjie says:

    Hi Alexis! I came across your blog wanted to tell you how much I enjoy reading it! I, too, am dealing with breast cancer. I am 26 years old and am planning my wedding. (I was diagnosed two months after I got engaged!) I just wanted to let you know I’m rooting for you. You are such a strong, inspirational woman! =)
    Here is my blog if you ever want to check it out! http://marjiepinkandpearls.blogspot.com/
    Much love,
    Marjie

    • Alexis says:

      Hi Marjie,
      Thanks for reading & following along! Just glanced at your site & I love your latest post (ridding your life of toxic/negative things) – I’ll keep reading & rooting for you too! Congrats on your engagement & wedding too – and enjoy the last leg of wedding planning!!!

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