Tag Archives: breast cancer

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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new year, new test

I had a colonoscopy and endoscopy last week. The anesthesia and procedure made me not so hot for a few days but I am glad I did it. Do not ignore doing this. It was the test I was the … Continue reading

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rise up

It started with a message from a friend: ** Please Consider Calling / E-mailing for Obamacare** Paul Ryan’s office is conducting a phone poll, hoping to hear overwhelming opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Here’s how you can participate: Call … Continue reading

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targeting target for breast cancer profiteering

Dear Target, I hate Pinktober. It is a vomitorious b*llshit pink month for a lot of us who have had breast cancer, or are currently undergoing treatment, or live with the metastatic form of the disease. Take your shirt for … Continue reading

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n.e.d. is my friend

Five years. It’s official. I am FIVE years cancer free. N.E.D. or No Evidence of Disease. Yay!!!!!!!!!

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five years 

 Five years ago right now I was a haze of leftover anesthesia and pain meds. Today is June 1st and five years ago now I had a partial mastectomy or lumpectomy. Next week I start my five year tests. Mammogram, … Continue reading

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