Original version written on October 1, 2017 Today, October 1, 2017, is my 22nd Cancerversary! This time of year always gets me thinking about my cancer journey—most of which is beyond the treatment itself. There are definitely a lot of things to be thankful for and grateful for—including the remission of the cancer and no … More 22 Years After Cancer Treatment
Original version written on April 5, 2017. Yesterday, April 4, 2017, was the recognized Equal Pay Day—although if you’re a woman of color, your “equal pay day” falls later in the year; I haven’t yet found a calculation for anyone in the LGBTIQ community. Equal Pay Day(s) represent(s) the time it takes for the paychecks … More Equal Pay Day
THIS WEEK, the full Senate is considering the Trump Administration’s proposed 2018 budget. Last Thursday, October 5, 2017, the House approved the budget, which calls for billions of dollars in new revenue from selling oil and gas leases. That same day, the Senate Budget Committee approved a budget that opens drilling in some of the untouched … More Senators Consider Budget that Threatens Arctic Refuge – Call them TODAY
Dear San Diego County Residents, We already knew that SDG&E, as part of Sempra–a Fortune 500 company, and other large private utilities are more invested in their own financial gain than our well-being as their customers. But this time, they’ve gone too far. San Diego Gas & Electric and other large utilities just made 2 … More Urgent – Tell Your State Reps to Support Community Choice Energy
Guess what? I’m turning 21 again! That’s right, 21 years cancer-free, on October 1, 2016. Hallelujah!! But don’t buy me another a drink—I’ve got an even better idea. But first, I want to share some important things from the past year. Last October, I celebrated the major milestone of 20 years cancer-free! (I’m still so … More 21 Again!
Are we there yet? Cari Ann’s Caravan is an epic road trip, complete with Stupid Cancer Meetups and small adventures along the way–with our final stop at CancerCon in Denver, CO. Our Caravan is transporting 16 young adult cancer survivors, via RV (yes it has seat belts) and SUV, through 5 states. The idea of … More Cari Ann’s Caravan