Monthly Archives: May 2011

more, more, more….

I know you people wish I would give it a rest…but today  I am on a quest. (And apparently “I am a poet and I did not even know it”) Do I file this under boobalicious? So tamoxifen, my buddy … Continue reading

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princess thundercloud

One of my neighbors years ago told me if I had an American Indian name (and if I don’t get this politically correct, go easy I am really, really cranky right now) it would be Princess Thundercloud. Pretty funny, but … Continue reading

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i knew things were going too smoothly…

Some days you just need the F-Bomb.  Today is one of them and I don’t need this crap, nor do I need more stress. I was wading through the sea of what referrals I need for surgery, what codes, blah,blah,blah … Continue reading

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rainy day…busy brain

It’s another rainy day and while great for my herbs newly planted in my garden, it’s making me a little mopey.  Not bad mopey – my head is just a bit crowded.  My Nurse Navigator called.  Apparently they don’t feel … Continue reading

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busy, busy

Monday has been a blur.  The weekend was so wonderful and bam! Reality came pouring back in starting at about 6:30 a.m. Between work and getting more crap scheduled, it was a blur.  Not a bad blur, or particularly upsetting … Continue reading

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happy birthday to me…

d1, a photo by mainlineclicks on Flickr. So maybe this year my birthday is just more awesome – truthfully the best ever…. or I am more aware of the gifts we have in this world and grateful for the love … Continue reading

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happy is a state of mind I choose

I know some people think I am bit nutty because how can I say I am happy when I have breast cancer. Ok look, maybe every single day I won’t be happy, and some days I will be scared, but … Continue reading

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reminding myself to learn patience

Some days patience is a virtue I have a hard time discovering….and today? The word of the morning thus far is irritation.   And it’s probably just in my head because I have things to do….but….let’s start at the beginning (and … Continue reading

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breathe….just breathe

I can breathe….1 lump 3.5 to 4 cm stage 2 – lumpectomy , maybe node removal depending on what sentinel node shows surgery day.  Tamoxifen   for five years.  I don’t know if I am thrilled about reading the list of side effects however … Continue reading

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hope and fear…and faith in myself.

Today is a big day.  No getting around it.  I see the surgeon and find out more what is what.  The waiting, as you know, has sucked. And today I am anxious.  Today the immediate future and my new reality … Continue reading

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