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Tami B.

Cincinnati, Ohio
After being diagnosed with a metastatic breast cancer recurrence at age 45, I began interviewing survivors nationwide who survived and thrived years beyond what medical science predicted. I compiled these inspirational stories into my book, From Incurable to Incredible: Cancer Survivors Who Beat... Full Bio
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Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance study shows gaps in research, care, awareness by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The Landscape report. I break it down for you. Recently there was an online campaign to get metastatic breast cancer (MBC) trending on ... Read on »
Listening to hope: Miracle Survivors audiobook by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Dave deBronkart, known as e-Patient Dave, is one of 24 people who share their stories in Miracle Survivors. It’s kind of weird thing w ... Read on »
Lessons learned – living with that unwanted guest by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer If only I had that magic gun … One of the features of my book, Miracle Survivors, is a list of “Lessons Learned” from each survivor wh ... Read on »
The Anatomy of Hope by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer There is a difference between hope based on reality and false hope. If you know me, you know I’m no fan of statistics. It’s the whole ... Read on »
Keeping it real: You don’t always have to be strong by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It’s OK to admit you’re scared. You might just connect with someone on a deeper level. We’ve all been there. You’re in a social settin ... Read on »
Scan update: F*&^ that fortune cookie! by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Totally tubular! This round of PET scans were not the celebration I hoped for. Sometimes hope is hard. It’s like a muscle that needs e ... Read on »
A love letter to my valentine by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Right after we got engaged. He had no idea what he was getting into! This morning I had my PET scan. Before I left for the hospital, I ... Read on »
It was seven years ago today by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Seven years ago, we were celebrating Mike’s 50th while I was wondering if I’d make mine. Today is World Cancer Day, and it also marks ... Read on »
The “If” word and planting seeds of hope by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Waiting for my seeds to sprout! It’s the dead of winter and I’m thinking of seeds sprouting. That’s how I’m seeing my life and work th ... Read on »
About this stress thing … by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Oh yeah, there’s my cat. He’s a great stress reducer, too. Last week, I delved into why I take care of myself and how stress, if not h ... Read on »
Surviving guilt: Why taking care of yourself is not a luxury by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer When I’m stressed, I picture being under this tree on the beach in Puerto Rico my 50th birthday trip! It seems like there is a stigma ... Read on »
Yummy recipes to give your immune system a boost! by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Baby it’s cold outside! Warm up with hot apple cider! My eating habits were less than stellar this holiday season. The sweets! The stu ... Read on »
The mixed bag that was 2014 by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer One of the highlights of the year: getting to meet Dikla Benzeevi, Jennie Grimes and others on my CA book tour! How you reflect on th ... Read on »
Networking with survivors has saved my life: Tips to build your network by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Me, Terri Dilts and Julie Deutsch (another miracle survivor) at the C4YW conference in Seattle. We met at conferences we attended. My ... Read on »
Not taking the holidays for granted by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Christmaskah is in full swing at the Boehmer household! Yesterday I was wrapping presents for our “Christmaskah” celebration. It felt ... Read on »
On the road with Miracle Survivors by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer   Me, Krysti Hughett (seated) and friends Cindi and  Jackie at my Indy book signing. Just a quick update from California. I starte ... Read on »
Being proactive helps Krysti beat the odds of inflammatory breast cancer by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Krysti with her husband Bill and daughter Molly. The longer I’m on this cancer journey, the more I’ve learned how important it is to b ... Read on »
American Cancer Society and Extended Stay team up to help cancer patients like me by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Thanks Extended Stay America and ACS! I just love when serendipity happens. As a blogger, I get all kinds of solicitations from peopl ... Read on »
Book signing launches hope by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Me (the short one in the middle) and friends from my support group, Pink Ribbon Girls, at the party Tuesday night I birthed my baby. ... Read on »
New look, new book, new treatment by Tami B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Ta dah! My new book is in! New look The first thing you might notice is Miracle Survivors has a whole new look! I think it’s fresh ... Read on »