Author Archives: carla

About carla

Writer, blogger, photographer, breast cancer survivor. I write about whatever strikes my fancy as I meander through life.

the waiting is the hardest part

Here I sit waiting for my oncologist. Six years have passed and the waiting is still the hardest part. This is the first post I have ever done from the oncologist’s office. I hear the footsteps to and fro outside … Continue reading

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a very pink victory: say buh byes to “breast cancer survivors foundation”

This is a really big deal.  There are far too many scam charities out there in this world. This video and a link to the official press release came with a note from an Assistant New York Attorney General: I … Continue reading

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six years.

Six years. I feel like I have lived an entire other life since the cancer was cut out…six years ago today. I have avoided writing this post all day.  And now as I sit in the quiet of the place … Continue reading

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dear pat toomey, bob casey and entire US senate….

As your constituent and as an American I’m asking you to protect all Americans by opposing the American Health Care Act. This harmful bill gives billions to special interests while dramatically increasing costs for older Americans. This bill includes an … Continue reading

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love

Yesterday I had knee surgery. It was arthroscopic surgery to repair a very torn meniscus.  In the last couple of days of February / first couple of days of March, I bent over from the waist to pick up like … Continue reading

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anniversaries and the way things happen

Tomorrow is the sixth anniversary of my diagnosis of invasive lobular breast cancer. Knock on wood I’m still cancer free. And I’ve said it before, but a long strange trip it has indeed been.  Truly. I still remember exactly what … Continue reading

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another spin on pink sisterhood

  My anniversaries approach. My cancerversaries as it were.  I do not want to jinx myself.    I just want to meet my goal or remaining cancer free. It has been a long strange trip indeed, with a lot of … Continue reading

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