Hi there! Welcome to Behind the Curtain – The Runway for Recovery Blog. 2019 has been a big year for Runway – we’ve spent the last few months reimagining everything that our organization does and stands for, in hopes of improving and maximizing the impact we can have on our community.Read More »
For over a decade, I’ve found myself starting a statement with the phrase, “well if I ran Runway full-time…,” referring to plans and ideas that were aspirational for an organization that I began when I was 25-years-old as a “soul project.”Read More »
Penny Howell, a Survivor since 2012 My name is Kathleen “Penny” Howell. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2012, underwent surgery and 32 radiation treatments, and have been in remission for 6 years. I was very fortunate that it was caught in its early stages before it spread. I am so thankful for the radiologist that didn’t like the look of the lump and talked me into having a biopsy to be better safe than sorry. Never once did I believe it would be cancer, but when that phone call came much sooner than I expected, I knew…Read More »
Kelly Benson, currently in treatment Breast cancer. Not me – it’s not in my family. Everything changed on 1/28/18 when I found “the lump” in my armpit. On 2/2/18, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I’m a mom of twin boys who are now 8. I work full time. This wasn’t supposed to happen, but it did. But now, I’m cancer free. I had a mastectomy and 14 lymph nodes removed on 3/2/18. The surgery was a success! I was ready to start chemotherapy 2 weeks later, then got the best news of this journey – I didn’t need chemo!…Read More »
Pamela Buselli My name is Pamela Breckenridge Buselli. I am an active flight attendant for Delta Airlines, married , and mother of one married son . I am deeply honored to be part of this important program that recognizes the survivors of Breast Cancer disease and continues to work toward a cure. My personal story began on my 60th birthday (September 12th) three years ago when I was diagnosed with early stage invasive breast cancer following a routine annual mammogram. Our family had previously prepared for a trip to a small fishing village in Sicily to celebrate the birthday…Read More »
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