Melanoma Skin Cancer

Melanoma Awareness: I am aware of Melanoma every day, are you?

Melanoma Awareness: I am aware of Melanoma every day, are you?

May is Melanoma Awareness Month, but I am aware of melanoma every day. Are you? I think the worst thing about skin cancer is that everyone knows what causes it, but no one seems to care about the dangers of sun exposure. Take it from […]

Farewell 2017: A Look Back

Farewell 2017: A Look Back

This year has been good but kind of strange. The weather started out really cold and by the time it warmed up all we seemed to do was wait for our new deck to be built and before we knew it Christmas was here! 2017 […]

Let’s Catch Up! July 2017

Let’s Catch Up! July 2017

Hello my friends, let’s catch up! I feel like I’ve been really distant from the blog this year, and I felt compelled to write a post to catch up with what’s been going on in 2017. I love to cook and share recipes with you all. […]

My First Clear Skin Check

My First Clear Skin Check

I have good news! I am very happy to report that after being diagnosed Melanoma Stage 1B 16 months ago, I finally got my first clear skin check last week!! No concerns, no biopsies, just some measurements taking of some existing moles and a good thorough look at […]

Overcoming My Fear of Melanoma {Melanoma Awareness

Overcoming My Fear of Melanoma {Melanoma Awareness

Overcoming my fear of melanoma is not going to be easy. I dread every doctor’s appointment and I have developed a terrible case of “White Coat Syndrome”. I’d like to be able to go into a doctor’s office and not have them recheck my blood pressure, […]

Third Skin Check Results in Excision #4

Third Skin Check Results in Excision #4

My third skin check since having melanoma removed from my leg last December didn’t go as well as I had hoped. My dermatologist biopsied two more places; on my arm and another just under my rib on my right side. The good news is that […]

Another 3 Months… Another Skin Check for Melanoma

Another 3 Months… Another Skin Check for Melanoma

Another 3-Months…Another skin check. Today I go in for my third skin check since having melanoma removed from my leg last December.  If you have been following along in my fight against Melanoma, then you are aware that I must have skin checks every 3 […]

Learning To Live As A Melanoma Survivor

Learning To Live As A Melanoma Survivor

I’m sorry I don’t have a recipe for you today. In my efforts to raise awareness about Melanoma, I wanted to update you about what’s been going on since I was diagnosed last November with Stage 1B Melanoma. I’ve learned a lot about Melanoma, in […]



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