About

The family — Michael, Cullen, Elizabeth, and me, 2018

I am a proud mother, a wife to the love of my life for 25 years, WRAL reporter Cullen Browder, and an Associate Professor of English at Wake Technical Community College in NC. I was diagnosed with non-cancerous Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS) in 2014 followed by two more benign lumpectomies in 2016 and in 2017. In 2020 a routine mammogram discovered Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (Triple Positive) in one breast, leading me to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation, and finally reconstruction. I am grateful for the love and support of family and friends throughout my diagnosis and hope that by sharing my journey someone else may benefit from my experience.

2019 NC Bluegrass Festival
October, 2020

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Jeremiah 29:11

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