Tag Archives: breast cancer

angel wings

I woke up in tears. Cancer took a very special woman yesterday. By profession she had been a hospice social worker. I do not even know where to go with this. I cried yesterday, I cried today. We met over … Continue reading

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at almost the eight year mark, the terror train makes a stop

I know, look at the pretty peony, right? Too bad my mood doesn’t match up today. I am almost at the eight year mark post breast cancer. And right or wrong, I am scared and anxious. Saturday is June 1 … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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