Draft written by Shannon, posted by her mom, Gretchen.

I have a confession to make. I am not doing absolutely, positively, without a doubt everything I can do to prolong my chances. Specifically, I have an addiction that I am finding very hard to beat. I love sugar. Candy, really. And popsicles and ice cream. But especially candy.

I’m so torn on this. On one hand, I know very well that there is zero nutritional value and that extra sugar is the epitome of what I should be avoiding. On the other hand, I feel like how much difference can a little sugar make in the face of such an aggressive cancer? I also


Pic added by Gretchen – from photo shoot in Golden, CO by  Daylene Wilson