Joules Evans

About Joules

Joules Evans is a mum, wife, writer, runner, cancer activist and advocate, and doer-of-many-things.

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Cancer Memoir

Shaken Not Stirred… A Chemo Cocktail is the cancer chapter of Joules’ story, postcards from the other side of breast cancer and chemo.

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Adventures, thoughts, musings, pictures and poems….

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Passion Projects

A fierce cheerleader of friends and causes near and dear to her heart, Joules is part of and supporter of many projects and sites.

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4,207,680 Minutes

August 11, 2016

[So I have a late but very important date with my sweet Mikeyy TONITE! Because. THIS. happened 8 years ago. TONITE…the beginning of my accidental memoir SHAKEN NOT STIRRED…A CHEMO COCKTAIL…the night Bitch wine saved my life…the night I found a damn spot in my left breast…before I knew it was … Read more

Please Sir May I Have Some More?

January 5, 2016

More. That’s my word for 2016. When I got cancer, one of my docs gave me one of the best pieces of advice anybody’s ever given me. He told me a story about how when his mother got cancer when he was a boy, that her dream was to live … Read more

Triple-decker Haiku Toast to Sweet ’16

January 4, 2016

Cheers to this happy New year. Day. Breath. Page. And here’s To sweet ’16: PEACE. The thing about peace… It’s a Person. Place. And thing. It’s you&me and It’s between-ON-us. It looks like an olive branch And feels like-IS-love.

All I Want For Christmas Is No More Cancer

December 22, 2015

Whoa. 6 years ago yesterday. My last chemo cocktail. My Redheads came to sing Christmas carols in the cocktail lounge that day. And they sang my very favorite Christmas song EVER, the “Cancer is a Bitch” song, which they wrote for me in the stairwell of the chemo lounge, while … Read more

Lifting a Not-a-Chemo-Cocktail on the Occasion of #SHAKEN’s Birthday

November 12, 2015

Holy WOW! Seems like yesterday. They grow up so fast! But yesterday was in fact Shaken Not Stirred…a Chemo Cocktail’s birthday! Once upon a time 4 years ago yesterday aka 11/11/11 at 11:11pm I made the biggest dream of my life come true, pushed PUBLISH, my book went live on … Read more