Monthly Archives: June 2011

the windy road of life….

Breast Cancer is one of those things that just opens your eyes.  You re-evaluate even the most mundane things.  But one thing that you really are forced to dwell on are your relationships with other human beings. I am not … Continue reading

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breast cancer survivor seeks new opportunities

Well I think since I am through the surgery and my lymph nodes and margins are clean and clear I am some sort of survivor, yes? Now that I am part of the sisterhood of life-changing events I know that … Continue reading

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system victim: they said, they said

Alrighty, so first call of the day was my surgeon’s office this morning telling me it took ten days for them to get approval for the oncotype from my insurance company.  Of course, then my insurance company tells a different … Continue reading

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breast cancer patient’s head explodes, film at 11

Well there I was managing my day, managing my stress, working, minding my own business, and WHAMMO! There it was: supreme irritation enough to make my head explode. After business hours (i.e. sometime after 5:15 pm EST) the phone rings.  … Continue reading

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breast cancer as art

One thing that I wonder about is empowering women pre and post breast cancer surgery.  Before I had my surgery I had considered having a photographer do before and after photos for lack of a better description to help me … Continue reading

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my tired is tired….

Oy vey what a long day!  Office then off to meet the radiation oncologist.  Totally dig her and much like my gyno and breast surgeon, she wears fab shoes – yes – yes I  love shoes…I think I have mentioned that. … Continue reading

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more things breast cancer…and a little shawn colvin

I did my best to manage my stress today and actually ended the day feeling more productive than it began.   I am still having swelling and pain as my darn surgical sites heal, and can I mention for a change … Continue reading

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