Kate Beland

Kate Beland does not believe that cancer defines her. She is an athlete, a marathoner, a mother, a wife and a writer. When she is not conducting her three-ring circus act, she is busy kicking late stage melanoma's butt and keeping herself sane through her writing and running: https://www.facebook.com/runningandcancer/ or www.runliftbreathe.blogspot.com

A Leap of Faith: When It's Time to Reset Your Frame of Mind

September 07, 2018

I felt like cancer had forced me to do other "uncomfortable" things instead of the bucket list I had chosen.

The Ups and Downs of Cancer Survivorship

August 31, 2018

I know that once you are a cancer survivor, you're always a cancer survivor, but will that sinking feeling of no control ever go away?

Three Tips for Gaining Control After a Cancer Diagnosis

August 03, 2018

There is no easy way to gain a sense of control when dealing with cancer. And we all definitely deal with it differently.

Feeling Like Shark Bait After Cancer Surgery

July 17, 2018

When I look in the mirror, I see that I am the byproduct of multiple surgeries. Sometimes, I feel as if I look like shark bait.