• shelley@heradvice.ca
  • Vancouver, Canada

I see me. All of me.

It’s actually a bit surreal to me. Did all of that really happen? One year ago today, I had my bilateral mastectomy. I called it “Bye Bye Boobies” day. It was so much more than that. It was on that day, one year ago that in my heart I believe I became cancer free. The last of the deadly and […]

Thank you…

This what a Survivor with anxiety and Ativan looks like… and she did it. She looped her mind through every distraction she could, practiced her meditation, tried to regulate that first 7 minutes of breathing and she also knew she had all of you cheering her on, sending her good vibes and calm thoughts. She loves you, every damn one […]

781 days and 7 minutes

781 days and 7 minutes 781 days ago, I attended my first appointment with an oncologist. It was at that appointment that the first benign lump was found, however that is where the worry of that damned disease cancer began for me. There have been multiple surgeries, hospital stays, emergency visits, doctor visits (too many to count), dozens of diagnostic […]

Shine Volume 3

So excited to be talking about my first published writing. I’m officially a co author of a book called Shine Volume 3. I will be speaking about it this morning on CJOB 680 at 10:30 Winnipeg time with the awesome Tom Milroy. #survivingadversity #writingmystory #shine #amazonbestseller #cjob680— with Tom Milroy. https://www.amazon.ca/…/…/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_h0aICbK6XJMK3.#shinevolume3

My Mom was a Warrior

In the last year, I have felt my Mom’s presence in many ways. It has been hard for me before now, I have tried but didn’t always sense she was with me.What I have learned about Cancer this last year makes my MOM a superhero, for real. I have met many friends who are on their survivor journey and who […]

The running has stopped

When I saw this quote it made me think of all the beautiful, supportive comments that have been posted on my Facebook blog. https://www.facebook.com/groups/669884566735143/?sorting_setting=CHRONOLOGICAL Thank you for taking time to post. I have read each one and it gave me so much good, positive energy going into surgery on Wednesday. I am home and have had at least one kitty […]