Spark The Way Blog

Where the founder has told her story,
Spark the Way is telling our story,
and now, we help navigate the way in writing your story!

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    Christmas in July

    Meet Annie Boss (yes, that's her real last name!), one of the most joyful, smiley, caring, loving, and powerful human beings that I've ever met..."I was diagnosed with a synovial sarcoma in my left foot, just six years after I had lost my dad to his short battle with chondrosarcoma. I was diagnosed at the very end of my first year of my masters program in physician assistant studies. I spent last summer undergoing radiation treatment, and ended the summer with a tumor resection surg...  Read More...

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    MD Anderson with Amy

    In March of this year, I was introduced to a spectacular woman who goes by the name of Amy Wright. Amy is 32 and has found herself in her third battle against cancer. She was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2014 and then 6 months later, diagnosed with endometrial cancer.   Read More...

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    Spark Spotlight on Jordan Cook

    Another win for social media! A few weeks ago, I was bouncin' around Instagram and stumbled upon this post on Maria Taylor, analyst and host for ESPN and the SEC Network,  page:From there, I was able to message Jordan and, eventually, hop on the phone with her. This girl is cool, ya'll!   Read More...

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    Chemo Brain 101

    Today's blog post is brought to you by Dr. Serrano of Ignite Chiropractic! When I saw the title of his latest post, I instantly thought of all of the people who have been through chemotherapy and experience the reality of "chemo brain" on a daily basis.   Read More...

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    Is It Skin Cancer?

    I'm so excited to be able to share this article brought to you by our friends at Pheonix Skin! "Self-diagnosing is a popular practice in our society today due to our ability to quickly receive information from the Internet. In efforts towards lessening cancer misconceptions, Phoenix Skin recently created the guide below that discusses common mistakes in self-diagnosing skin cancer.   Read More...

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    Spark Spotlight on Christopher Case

    Most days, social media gets a bad reputation, but today, I'm thankful for it- I'm thankful that it gave us the chance to connect with Christopher Case, a 35 year old Medistinal Germ Cell Cancer fighter who oncologists have given a terminal diagnosis. I have such a hard time writing that because I believe in a healing God of miracles, so I'm just going to keep doing that for Chris' circumstance. Read up on this very cool person and check out his bucket list below- let's make ...  Read More...

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    We Made STW History

    This past weekend, July 15, 2017, we made Spark the Way history! We partnered with the No More foundation to renovate young adult cancer patient, Jamie's, living space. Jamie was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in January 2017 which has shaken the family to the core.   Read More...

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