First of all, it rhymes with FOXY. And we all know that is cool. :)
Secondly, I love its definitions, and if I may so so myself, feel like it accurately represents the way I am trying to face this disease.
American Heritage Dictionary
mox·ie (mŏk'sē) n. Slang
1. The ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage.
2. Aggressive energy; initiative:
3. Skill; know-how.
Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)
mox·ie /ˈmɒksi/ –noun Slang.
1. vigor; verve; pep.
2. courage and aggressiveness; nerve.
3. skill; know-how.