Author Archives: carla
Cancer free. Still. Seven and a half years. Trust me I count my blessings. I am one of the lucky ones. I have friends who live with MBC, otherwise known as Metastatic Breast Cancer. These women are my heroes, my … Continue reading
Today is Mohs surgery day. I am in the waiting room while they see if they got all the squamous cell in the first attempt. I just paid the monsterous co-pay. $2500. Yes, really. It was cheaper to walk in … Continue reading
I started getting religion about my dermatology appointments for skin checks after I finished radiation in September, 2011. So how about the irony of a skin cancer diagnosis at the onset of Pinktober which I hate already especially because of … Continue reading
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
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.