Articles List

Excerpt from Becky’s Book: The Hat That Saved My Life
Friday, March 26, 2004

Sharon turned off the ignition and we sat together in silence. The gloom of the hospital garage closed in around me. Squealing tires echoed against the cold, gray walls as someone made the turn toward the exit. Lucky for them, they were leaving this horrible place. (read more)

Woman’s World Magazine Article – Becky’s Miracle – Her to-do list saved her life!
Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Being a success meant everything to Becky Olson. The 43-year-old mother of five had given up her dreams and time with her family to stay on top. But when she was diagnosed with breast cancer “I’ve missed so much!” she realized. Putting pen to paper, Becky composed a wish list of all the things she still hadn’t done. “Life is too short to waste!” she realized. And instead of worrying about dying, Becky started living. (read more)

Oregonian Article – 7 years later, she’s checking a few more things off her list.
Sunday, June 8, 2003

It had been a big decision to go back. I thought about quitting for about five seconds. And then I thought, no. I can’t drop out, because getting my degree is really important to me. BECKY OLSON ON CONTINUING HER COLLEGE EDUCATION (read more)

WOW! What a Year It’s Been!
Sunday, December 1, 2002

We are so excited to be completing our second year on such an awesome note. Since our inception in August of 2000, we have accomplished things beyond our dreams. (read more)

Copyright 2004-2023 © Becky Olson – breast cancer survivor – humorous and motivational speaking.