Author page: julia

Changing the Legacy of Cancer

Changing the Legacy of Cancer

I have lost my mother, both my brothers and my sister to cancer.  My mom and both my brothers were to Pancreatic Cancer and I lost my sister to Breast Cancer.  So, far, I have lived longer than 2 of them at the age of 54. I lost my mom when I was 24 years old, and that was my…

Get Your Own Damn Coffee

Get Your Own Damn Coffee

We were all seated around the conference table. The Regional Executive Vice President and each department manager, me being one of them.  It was 6 men and me.  I was new to the company and new to the team. It was 1999. I had come to the meeting prepared – both with my notes and with my coffee.  “Julia, I…