The Boston Brain Tumor Ride is finally here: Help us reach our goal!

The weekend we've all been waiting for is finally here!  This Sunday is the Boston Brain Tumor Ride! We are so close to our goal of $30,000 that will help spark new research for the National Brain Tumor Society's Oligodendroglioma Research Fund and Pediatric Initiatives. Please help us reach our goal by following this link …

Long-term thinking vs. focusing on the present…cancer as a young adult

Here is another post I wrote about a month ago while half-way through radiation treatment.  I didn't want to make many changes to it after the fact, so I apologize if it comes off as a bit of rambling...just blame the fatigue  😉 Just a couple weeks after finding out about my recurrence, a friend …

#tbt: Nyepi – the Balinese New Year…a day of self-contemplation

To all of my Balinese friends:  Selamat hari raya Nyepi! This Saturday all of Bali will celebrate Nyepi, the Balinese new year.  After thanksgiving it is probably one of my favorite holidays.  Nyepi, also known as the "day of silence", is 24 hours of self contemplation.  In the months leading up to Nyepi, kids in …

The Wacky Haircut for Brain Tumor Research…Thank you for Donating!!!

You Donated...And I got a pretty wacky haircut because of it! In just one week, we raised $2,014.36 towards brain tumor research (...and a wacky haircut)!!! Here's the new hairdo: A BIG thank you to "Eddie" Eduardo Tramontozzi for offering your wonderful artistic talent and time to the most stylish monk-cut I have ever seen!  …