Entries by Lara MacGregor

I am safe.

Thank you for the outpouring of love and support as we faced our first MBC progression diagnosis. It’s been a crazy couple of weeks – hosting 500+ friends for Hope Scarves annual event, Colors of Courage (a huge success… more on that below), soccer tournaments, scans, doctor appointments, phone calls, more scans, escaping to Maine […]

Hope begins in the dark

Well, this post isn’t what I hoped to be writing today. After 4 ½ years of champagne celebrations following clear scans – today we got the news we knew would come eventually.  Progression. I have a new spot in my left femur and growth on my right hip.  There it is. In a way we […]

Joyfully living

Our family had the most amazing summer in Michigan.  We all agree, the best yet!  (which is pretty remarkable given some of our adventures.) Wide open days filled with swimming, fishing, boating, climbing sand dunes, spending time with dear family and friends.  10pm dinners.  Barely ever knowing what day it is and certainly not paying […]

This moment… summer!

For those of you who have been reading the blog for a while know summer really starts for me when we head to Michigan. Jay and I grew up in Michigan. I was never more than a couple miles from Lake Michigan my entire life until careers took us on adventures in Europe, Alabama and […]

A guide to Metastatic Cancer… ?

Since my cancer diagnosis in 2007 I have continually sought opportunities to share my story. In doing so it helped me process my feelings and experiences. I started Hope Scarves as a way to help others do the same. When the cancer spread to my bones and became metastatic breast cancer (MBC) in 2014 the […]