Author Archives: carla

About carla

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

survivors have a responsibility to pay it forward

I am 7 years and 1 month breast cancer free. I would not have gotten here without the occasional support of other survivors before me.This is, after all, a journey like no other. And not a journey I would wish … Continue reading

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the waiting is the hardest part

June 1st was 7 years. Today was the official all clear. Lucky seven. The waiting is always the hardest part. I am still one of the lucky ones. That is hard some days to wrap one’s head around.

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seven years

Today is exactly 7 years to the day that I am officially breast cancer free. It has been a crazy seven years. And I will say it again, that everything since breast cancer has been an amazing journey. Life is … Continue reading

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so here we are

It’s the end of March. It has been a long and snowy winter. And with spring having just arrived, it’s time to start the next round of breast cancer related appointments.  That is how I begin the season of renewal … Continue reading

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a word about pink trains and breast cancer

The author of this article I am about to link this post to writes the most wonderful articles and the Wyeth Family has done so much for Chester County, Pennsylvania and are indeed a National Treasure. But as an almost … Continue reading

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stop calling!

Since it is no great secret that I think “breast cancer charities” that employ compensated solicitation callers (cold callers) are the scum of the earth, you think they would stop calling me right? But no…. they don’t. So I called … Continue reading

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#pinktober truths

Ahh #Pinktober. Ask most women who have had the disease, and who are still in treatment for the disease how they feel about a month-long barrage of cheap pink marketing ploys and they will tell you they dislike the farce. … Continue reading

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