Author Archives: Kristin Beauchamp

About Kristin Beauchamp

Kris is a two time breast cancer survivor. She is a happily married mother of two adult children, Nana of three, an author and breast cancer community navigator. She resides in Omaha, NE with her husband (and best friend) of 35 years.

pink torrent

Today I’m going to volunteer my time in a local mall sitting at a table for two hours. (Westroads Mall – my shift is from 2-4 if anyone wants to come by!) The Komen people are hosting some kind of … Continue reading

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Action and Indecision

As I’ve interacted with women who learn they have breast cancer, I’ve noticed two main responses. Initially, of course, every person responds with shock. Then they go numb. I’ve experienced this myself twice! It’s like the room gets dark and … Continue reading

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Jill’s Story

My post the other day had some of the facts wrong about “Jill’s” story. She graciously wrote to me and gave me more insight into her story and as I read her email I wept. She has given me permission … Continue reading

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September Sorrow

Yesterday, 9/11/12, was a day of remembrance for our nation. Eleven years ago our country experienced our most egregious attack and thousands of people mourned the loss of loved ones, stolen from their lives forever. Our losses and their effects … Continue reading

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2 Important Points

I just spoke with the friend of a woman who found out this morning that she has breast cancer. She doesn’t yet know what stage it is, whether or not it is estrogen receptive or any other vital details. But … Continue reading

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Olympic Gymnast Shannon Miller

Hi there! Long time no read! I apologize for my long silence but want you to know I’m newly inspired and ready to roll! Be looking for posts from the women in the Community Breast Health Navigator and Cancer Support … Continue reading

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a doctor’s insight

My last post received a response from a doctor that was kind and insightful. I thought I’d copy it here in case anyone doesn’t read other responses. I don’t want you to miss his input! Here is his excellent advice: … Continue reading

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biopsy experiences

I want to begin by expressing my gratitude for many amazing medical professionals who have helped me immensely through my two-time battle with breast cancer.  My goal in writing about some of my unfortunate and unnecessarily painful experiences is to … Continue reading

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Killer Cancer Comments (and bluntly honest advice)

When I joined that unfortunate group, people with cancer, I began to encounter folks who had plenty to say about it. All of a sudden people become uninhibited. Everyone had a cancer story, and they wanted to tell it to … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Breast Removal

Welcome back to The Breast Blog Ever, where Dr. Silva and I present relevant topics about breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and anything breast cancer related. My name is Kris Beauchamp. I’m a two-time breast cancer survivor. During my cancer journey, I … Continue reading

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