Stacie Chevrier

Stacie Chevrier is a recovering type-A, corporate climber who made a big life change after being diagnosed with cancer in September 2014. She now spends her days focusing on writing, fitness and healthy living. Outside of these passions, Stacie can be found practicing yoga, enjoying anything outdoors, traveling and defying the odds as a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor survivor.


The Blurry Lines of Cancer

September 30, 2018

The line separating cancer and cancer-free isn't always thick and dark.

The Season of Grief, Gratitude and Compassion

December 23, 2017

Of course, there was sadness, but more than anything there was appreciation for my own life and the people close to me. I feel gratitude for still being here, having an excellent quality of life and for the warning cancer gives.

Can My Cat Detect Cancer?

October 06, 2017

There is a strange coincidence between my cat's obsessive grooming and my cancer symptoms.

All Is Unfair in Cancer and Hurricanes

September 12, 2017

One cancer patient’s story of being impacted by both hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

7 Yoga Truths for Cancer and Life

August 01, 2017

7 universal truths for pause, solace and perspective during cancer and life.

Pausing, Slowing Down & Reducing the Noise

June 19, 2017

How decreasing my pace has made me acutely aware of the outside noise that distracts us from the life’s most important things, which aren’t things at all.

The 'Collateral Beauty' of Cancer

May 04, 2017

Be sure to stop and notice the “beauty” during and after cancer.

Two Approaches to Scanxiety

April 26, 2017

A survivor develops a plan for managing anxiety through scan week.

10 Lessons for the Newly Diagnosed Patient With Cancer

April 05, 2017

A survivor shares her words of wisdom.

Sleeping Your Way Out of Cancer

February 14, 2017

One cancer survivor's story of making sleep a priority.

Cancer and Minimalism

January 25, 2017

A cancer survivor’s hottest commodity is time. Here's how I've created more time while also reducing anxiety and being happier.

8 Tips From a Professional Cancer Surgery Recoverer

December 23, 2016

Facing a surgery? Here are eight tips to get you ready and back on track post operation.

Thoughts on "When Breath Becomes Air"

December 09, 2016

A cancer survivor faces a fear and reads the book, "When Breath Becomes Air."

Cancer Camp

December 02, 2016

A week of surfing at cancer camp.

One Year of Hair After Cancer

September 28, 2016

One year after shaving my head, here are some of the lengths I've gone for length.

Lessons in Friendship During Cancer

September 22, 2016

Every person who crosses our paths has something to teach us. Here's what I learned from my kind, silent and bonus friends during cancer.

In Cancer, Choose Magic

August 29, 2016

Facing uncertainty, we have choices between fear, stress and anxiety or magic.

Releasing the Stress and Cancer Issues in Our Tissues

August 25, 2016

Where do you store your issues, tension, stress and emotion? And what are you doing to release it so it doesn’t turn into something worse?

The Camino: Hopes and Fears of a Cancer Survivor

May 03, 2016

On making choices based on hopes and dreams and not fear of a reccurance.

A Vacation From Cancer

March 30, 2016

Long before we departed on our vacation, a pact was made. The island was declared a cancer-free zone.

Creating My Cancer Posse

March 09, 2016

Your support group doesn’t have to be traditional. It just has to be one that works for you.

Lessons Learned in Advocating During Your Cancer Treatment

March 01, 2016

Your life depends on not letting your guard down for a moment. Here are some of the important advocating lessons I’ve learned along the way.

Waiting for Hair: The Toll of Chemotherapy and Cancer

February 11, 2016

For me, losing my hair wasn’t hard — waiting for it to grow back has been challenging.

Defeating Cancer Using the Law of Attraction

January 27, 2016

How I use the law of attraction to take back control of my mental, emotional and spiritual health.

This Too Shall Pass: Healing After Cancer

January 14, 2016

How four wise words got me through my toughest days and eventually led to a newfound awareness of life's small, precious moments.