Posts by Yolanda Murphy

Survivor, Breast Cancer

Yolanda was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Carlow University. For several years, Yolanda has worked for a healthcare company and until 2016 was living a normal simple life. At the age of 36, Yolanda was diagnosed with Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) of the left breast. She had a lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. As a young African American woman, she thought this could never happen to her and more frightening was the inability to find the necessary resources to help her navigate her now “new normal”.

Finding My Herd and Voice

by Yolanda Murphy January 19, 2021

Since childhood I have always wondered where I “fit” in. You know, the regular teenage angst of wanting to be accepted and loved but at the same time still trying to figure out who you really are.

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