That Escalated Quickly

April 21 On Thursday, April 21, I was eight weeks pregnant and had an oh-so-fun first nurse’s appointment scheduled. I sat through the appointment, answering 781 questions about all things me. At the end of my appointment the nurse asked if I had any questions or concerns and my exact words, as retold to me … Continue reading That Escalated Quickly


My name is Kim Burkey and I have been diagnosed with triple-negative, invasive ductal carcinoma. Say that three times. Actually don’t. I don’t like to hear it. Just say breast cancer. Better yet, just cancer. We don’t need to say breast. I’ve been encouraged by many to start some sort of blog or Facebook page … Continue reading Welcome!