Why Not Now?

(This is the text from a speech I gave for the opening ceremonies of the Monroe/Sky Valley, Washington  Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on June 2, 2012 and, by request, in a slightly altered form at the Arlington, Washington Relay on June 23) Welcome to Relay! My name is Robyn Lynn … Continue reading Why Not Now?

How We Became Breast Cancer Thrivers

I am thrilled to be one of 43 remarkable women and 1 man whose lives were changed by a breast cancer diagnosis.  We have written our stories of courage and struggle, hope and compassion and are sharing them with you for free in the new e-book "How We Became Breast Cancer Thrivers" .  Please click … Continue reading How We Became Breast Cancer Thrivers

Speech given to Cancer Resource Network/American Cancer Society, September 2011

Hello – My name is Robyn Lynn. I am a writer, grad student, mom and breast cancer survivor. Not very long ago was I was in the middle of the most difficult thing I could ever imagine going through. I was uncertain, scared and full of questions and someone stepped forward and shared their story. … Continue reading Speech given to Cancer Resource Network/American Cancer Society, September 2011

Honoring Survivorship

Last weekend was Nation Cancer Survivors Day and this weekend was my hometown’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser in which my dad and I were the survivor speakers. As I complete my tattoo and celebrate my acceptance to grad school, I find myself deep in thought about survivorship and what life after cancer … Continue reading Honoring Survivorship