Cocktails and Chemo Caregivers
Cocktails and Chemo Caregivers
Each month, the Cocktails and Chemo Foundation selects the Caregiver Of The Month.
The Caregiver of the Month will have their story featured on the Cocktails and Chemo blog and given a caretaker care package full of important items needed to care for their family and themselves during this emotional time.
Cocktails & Chemo Caregivers of the month:
I went to a wedding over the holidays. Not just any wedding, it was Joe's best friend's wedding. It was beautiful, it was full of love and it was the hardest thing I've done since losing Joe. The bride and groom honored Joe in every detail from the ribbons the...read more
Jennifer Gratz was just learning how to be a mom of twin girls when her husband was diagnosed with cancer. Michael is a police officer and went at the cancer hard, losing part of his foot in the process. Five years of remission later, Michael was fulfilling his dream...read more
We lived in a two bedroom apartment when I took that pregnancy test. I had been sipping wine with Joe on the couch as we watched the devastation of the Boston Marathon bombings coverage on the news and I slipped into the bathroom to pee on a stick. Another glass of...read more
December's Cocktails & Chemo caregiver holds a special place in my heart. Catherine Gainey and I connected through our heart break. The loves of our lives were battling colon cancer while we tried to keep our little families together. Cat Gainey has...read more
A toddler on my hip and armed with a packed bag full of distraction tools, I boarded our flight. My first solo trip with an almost two year old, Mira Joey, had not been as bad as I'd expected. If you erase the ten minute fit of "I all done" from your mind, it really...read more
Can you believe the holidays are here? It's my very, very favorite time of year. My birthday is December 14th and Mira Joey turns TWO on December 19th! Then of course, my guy JC on the 25th. I hope you'll think of all of the people who are suffering this holiday...read more
365 days. That's the amount of time society gives someone to grieve. Hospice offers one year of free counseling and then you're cut off. Counselors told me I have one year to be crazy. Friends have said, "well you're still in the first year." It's as if on day 366...read more
Jennie Byers lives in Indianapolis, Indiana where she is loving on her husband, Brian, who has just decided to stop chemotherapy treatments knowing his body can't handle much more. She's documenting their journey in a beautiful blog called "My Perfectly Imperfect...read more
They are now available...the Cocktails & Chemo bracelet! Click here now to purchase! The charms feature the Cocktails & Chemo logo on the bracelet made with nickel plated brass with the design etched on one side, made here in the U.S.A. The charm is attached...read more
Did you know that November is National Family Caregivers Month? And is it too early to put up my Christmas Tree? (Okay, I'll wait.) We have some amazing things going on at The Cocktails & Chemo Foundation to honor those unsung heroes who are fighting every day...read more