Cheryl's Adventure - Cheryl Copeland


Some men often wonder why it is that women get so ridiculously excited about a “Ladies Night Out.”  Well Gentlemen, let us break it down for you with three simple words to help you understand: Ladies – Night – Out! 

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Blue – simply one of the most beautiful colors in the world!  Nothing is more beautiful than bright blue skies or breathtaking brilliant blue waters of the ocean.  Up until a year ago, blue was definitely my choice of color.  And then I was diagnosed with breast cancer!  The last thing I desired was to be left feeling blue!  I would have to make a change – it was time for a transformation!  I needed a new color to view the world as beautiful– my life soon became Pinkalicious! 

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When I began my treatments I completely understood that the chemo’s main goal was to hunt down and annihilate each of the cancer cells swarming my body.  My chemo cocktail was designed to attack ALL fast growing cells.  If I wanted the cancer to be gone – my hair, fingernails, eyebrows, and eyelashes would have to go too.

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Cheryl’s Adventure - Mama’s “Maine” adventure
By Cheryl Copeland

After returning to work in February I had just one simple goal in mind – survive until summer! Having endured ten months of chemo and other various treatments, four months of actually working was clearly an obtainable goal.  And sure enough, in a quick blink of an eye – school was out for summer!  It was time to find another adventure! 

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Cheryl’s Adventure - Preparation 101
By Cheryl Copeland

It was exactly one year ago, after being diagnosed with Breast Cancer, that I was blessed and given an opportunity to write for this local newspaper.  What was meant to be just a one-time article appearance happily became a monthly affair.  My schedule became quite hectic after returning to work in the classroom. My passion for sharing through writing had to be placed on the back burner until the end of the year.  School is now officially out and so my Adventure continues! 

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