Marcy was living her life getting ready to go back to riding her bicycle and taking care of routine appointments when two words turned her world upside down. The next few years she would keep track of the disappointments and victories through various online methods of communication. Emails with friends, Facebook updates, comments on her updates, her CaringBridge journal and her blog were all used to chronicle her journey through breast cancer.
Her background as a healthcare professional gave her a perspective into her situation that few people experience. It also means that as emotional as she was at times she still possessed the ability to look at her situation rationally, and even have the day to day anxiety over finances.