Category Archives: breast cancer

tamoxifen and other breast cancer crowd-sourcing.

I wasn’t planning on writing a post on this blog today but I think I must.  A breast cancer group I belong to had a post from someone who was crowd-sourcing opinions on Tamoxifen. Specifically, she was considering not taking … Continue reading

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hating bras and some general bitching.

One of the things that I hate the most post breast cancer is finding freaking bras that fit. I did not have breast reconstruction surgery, so I’m lopsided. And as the years go by and the breast tissue adjusts and … Continue reading

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things not to do with this blogger

So let’s see…apparently Juice Plus still cures cancer? WOW! (Think of all the money I could have saved on surgery and treatment, right?) I wrote a post in 2016 about someone I thought was a bit sleazy trying to prey … Continue reading

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merry christmas eve from survivorland

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

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mohs day

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

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f*ck cancer, any cancer

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

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as pinktober approaches….

Just like women used to be offended or even upset by sexist advertising campaigns of the past, I have grown to loathe the big pharmaceutical companies’ cancer drug commercials. I am also on overload on hospital and cancer treatment center … Continue reading

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