Monthly Archives: September 2011

today is nothing about breast cancer…

…today is about how proud I am of my pal Thomas and Gladwyne Cub Scout Pack 110! They were part of Bryn Mawr Fire Company’s 9/11 tribute. Thomas’s mom is one of the Driving Miss Daisy league members who got … Continue reading

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the day after

People, I have got nothing.  I am tired.  I am going to try to recharge my batteries for a couple of days and then back to the oncologist for the Tamoxifen chat. I can’t believe I won’t be seeing the … Continue reading

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and then there were none….

I rang the bell. And yes, it stayed on the wall.  Seven weeks are now complete.  A slew of my Driving Miss Daisy list showed up to watch me ring the  bell that says “Titanic”, along with my mother and a dear … Continue reading

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mixed emotions.

Today’s the day.  Today is the last day of radiation, and I am definitely once again a mixed salad of breast cancer emotions. I feel…odd.  It’s been such a long seven weeks and I am in pain right now with … Continue reading

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yes miss scarlett, tomorrow is another day (one more to go!)

Tomorrow is a milestone in my breast cancer treatment. Tomorrow is my last day of radiation.  Mind you the creams and skin issues will probably be a good month longer. I had some skin degradation show up over the weekend … Continue reading

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andrea mitchell is not the only one with breast cancer

    A Saturday shout out for the media hyping up Andrea Mitchell’s breast cancer.   Cancer has a very public face and yet is a very personal, private, and individualized battle. BREAKING NEWS FLASH TO MEDIA:  She is not the … Continue reading

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TWO…count ’em TWO left! (and remembering 9/11)

Two left….dog tired and also had a sick dog today too…so I had another $350 bill to add to the land of fun.  I am so tired right now I can barely keep my eyes open. Coming home from radiation, … Continue reading

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THREE left!!! (32 down)

Yippeekiyay!  Three zaps left and my left breast says not a moment too soon since I have redefined red is the new black. Three left. Wow. It has been so long, yet it has been so fast.    And I have … Continue reading

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meet a horse’s ass

So….one of the things I have discovered is when you have a talent for P.R. placement and good relationships with  the media  people often want you to help them with their projects.  Depending on who it is and what it … Continue reading

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31 one down only 4 more to go…

Another one done.  Went back to original radiation machine today as the spanking new TrueBeam wasn’t working right or something—which has to drive the hospital crazy since they just put it in, but hey things with computers in them are after all, … Continue reading

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