My Breast Cancer Journey Part 43: My Twin Sister’s Baby Boy, Bobbie Formula Sponsorship, IVF & 18 Month Remission Appointment!

This blog post is the 43rd in a series about my (and twin sister’s) breast cancer journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. In 2019, I also started documenting our younger sister’s breast cancer previvorship journey. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 43: My Twin Sister’s Baby Boy, Bobbie Formula Sponsorship, IVF & 18 Month Remission Appointment!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 42: A News Story on KSTP-5!

Last Thursday, October 27th, 2022, our whole family shared our breast cancer story during an interview with Emmy-award winning journalist Alex Jokich and KSTP-5 chief photographer Joe Caffrey! They put together an amazing news package that’s been airing on Channel 5 this entire weekend. Here’s a link to the main story on the KSTP news… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 42: A News Story on KSTP-5!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Real Men Wear Pink: 2022 Events Including Steinke Music Fireside Friday & Kick$ 4 A Cure!

UPDATE (10/26/22): My dad has now raised almost $11,000 of his $15,000 goal for the month of October (Pinktober)! Here is a rundown of the events he hosted this past week: Chris Steinke’s 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Fireside Friday You can watch Chris Steinke’s 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Fireside Friday on Facebook or Instagram! In… Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Real Men Wear Pink: 2022 Events Including Steinke Music Fireside Friday & Kick$ 4 A Cure!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 41: Survivorship, Motherhood, and Bobbie Formula!

Zephaniah Jon Steinke was born to us on November 1, 2021, two years after I was cured of breast cancer!

This blog post is the 41st in a series about my (and twin sister’s) breast cancer journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. In 2019, I also started documenting our younger sister’s breast cancer previvorship journey. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 41: Survivorship, Motherhood, and Bobbie Formula!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 40: Plastic Surgery Graduation, Pregnancy, and Previvorship, Oh My!

Here we are with the best plastic surgeon at Mayo Clinic Rochester!! My twin sister and I "graduated" from regular checkups with her until 2024 because we're doing so great after our double mastectomies with direct-to-implant reconstruction!

This blog post is the 40th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) breast cancer journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. In 2019, I also started documenting our younger sister’s breast cancer previvorship journey. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 40: Plastic Surgery Graduation, Pregnancy, and Previvorship, Oh My!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 39: Babies & Breast Cancer Biopsies, Oh My! (I’m Pregnant & All Clear!)

Here is my husband and me with our baby announcement!

This blog post is the 39th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date. To keep tabs on new posts, sign… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 39: Babies & Breast Cancer Biopsies, Oh My! (I’m Pregnant & All Clear!)

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 38: My Twin Sister’s Corneal Cysts Are GONE & Her Hip Pain is (Just) Torn Cartilage!

Here goes my twin sister into a MRI tube to take images of her hip which has been hurting her for a month!

This blog post is the 38th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date. To keep tabs on new posts, sign… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 38: My Twin Sister’s Corneal Cysts Are GONE & Her Hip Pain is (Just) Torn Cartilage!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 37: My Twin Sister is All Done With Chemotherapy & is in REMISSION!!!

Here is the happy couple after defeating breast cancer with 20 chemotherapy infusions totaling 43 hours of infusion / chair time! My twin sister is now in Remission!!!!

This blog post is the 37th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date. To keep tabs on new posts, sign… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 37: My Twin Sister is All Done With Chemotherapy & is in REMISSION!!!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 36: My Baby Sister is Breast Cancer Free at 26 & My Twin Sister’s 13th T-DM1 Infusion Was Awesome!

Here is my baby sister after conquering her follow-up MRI at Mayo Clinic Rochester! The results of the MRI show she's breast cancer free!!!

This blog post is the 36th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) breast cancer journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. In 2019, I also started documenting our younger sister’s breast cancer previvorship journey. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 36: My Baby Sister is Breast Cancer Free at 26 & My Twin Sister’s 13th T-DM1 Infusion Was Awesome!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 35: My Twin Sister’s 12th T-DM1 Infusion & Oncology Update!

Here is my twin sister and her husband waiting to see her oncologist to talk through the rest of her breast cancer treatment plan!

This blog post is the 35th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to date. To keep tabs on new posts, sign… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Journey Part 35: My Twin Sister’s 12th T-DM1 Infusion & Oncology Update!