I’m On The News!

June 1, 2015 · 5 comments

When Anne McNamara of the NOW national news (ABC News Denver) reached out to me about interviewing with her about my history with melanoma, I was excited. As y’all know, I’ll jump on any chance I can to spread skin cancer awareness. Especially this time of year, when everyone has forgotten over the winter how […]


I’m super lucky that my “battle” with skin cancer has been solely kept to the scalpel removal of my malignant and abnormal skin cells. My arms, back, and chest are pretty scarred up, and although they aren’t pretty, I’ll take that over having to go through any chemotherapy or radiation. And I pray I’ll never […]


Another Surgery

April 17, 2015 · 12 comments”

You all know about my history with melanoma. I had two back in 2012, and I’m scarred up and cancer free now. I was very hesitant to try a new dermatologist now that I live in Richmond, since my awesome derm in Virginia Beach is the one who caught my two melanoma, three basal cells, […]


Another Surgery

December 10, 2012 · 25 comments

Remember when I had another dermatologist checkup a few weeks ago? I wish I was reporting I’m in the clear, but even after a very sun-safe summer, I have another spot that needs to be cut out. When my dermatologist called with the news two weeks ago, my heart sank, remembering the all too fun […]


I promised I’d let you know how the skin cancer assembly went. I only had a few minutes for my portion of the presentation, so I kept it pretty simple and told my story to the high school students. Here I am, after a panel of three other speakers, telling high school students why they […]


Colleen just absolutely made my week. Did you hear the news? Everyone in my life is going to be so excited I will soon have an arsenal of new Anchorman quotes. I guess some people feel 8 years of daily Anchorman 1 quotes is too much. I’m not one of those people. Okay, switching gears […]

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