Monthly Archives: October 2011

pinktober/snowtober draws to a close

This post has nothing to do with breast cancer.    Or maybe it does. I  don’t really know. I have decided it is easier getting a referral for one of my plentiful breast cancer related doctor appointments then it is getting … Continue reading

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t is for tamoxifen

Today is not only the first day with tamoxifen in my system, it is also six months since I received that phone call saying I had breast cancer. An anniversary, another milestone, a new step forward.   Lordy, must some days … Continue reading

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pink overload

Well I started out today waking up and thinking it was Friday, and it’s only Thursday, so I will admit I am cranky.  But then I saw this thing on my Facebook wall – another YOU MUST BUY something pink … Continue reading

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two must read breast cancer related articles

Two New York Times articles are a must read for women.  One is on the benefits of radiation and one is another do women really need mammograms article – again, both from the New York Times. With regard to mammograms, a … Continue reading

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et cetera

Life continues to truck along with it’s twists, turns, and occasional hiccups, but all in all, it’s not so bad considering the past few months.   The future is looking forward, so I can’t complain.  God closes a window, and opens … Continue reading

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getting solicitation calls from breast cancer survivors foundation?

So who else keeps getting calls from a charity called Breast Cancer Survivors Foundation out of Roselle Park, NJ? They have an outfit making charitable solicitation calls called “Outreach Calling” that may have a website HERE but I was told by … Continue reading

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there but for the grace of God go I

Today I had a follow-up with my surgeon.  Once again my sweet man and I made the trek to Philadelphia in the afternoon.  I have been going long enough that I have started to recognize the faces:  the newly diagnosed, … Continue reading

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