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and the beat goes on

It’s 2020. It’s one month tomorrow since I had knee surgery on my left knee. The healing is happening but it feels slow. Part of the problem is my left side is where sentinel node was removed when I had … Continue reading

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just thinking….about everything

My brain woke up a little bit busy, so here I am again….writing. I am three years breast cancer free as of June 1st. I am on Tamoxifen three years as of October. Because I had the full hysterectomy in … Continue reading

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something fabulous: being part new breast cancer survivor book

A long while ago my friend (and amazing writer) Nicki Boscia Durlester told me she was writing another book.  Only this one would be different.  It would not just be her journey through breast cancer, it would be the stories of … Continue reading

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playing doctor with tamoxifen

April 28th marks two years since my diagnosis. June 1st marks my second cancerversary of my surgery and subsequent treatment.  This upcoming  October 28th marks two years on Tamoxifen. Let me be honest about Tamoxifen once again.  I don’t like it.   I … Continue reading

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think twice before preaching pink to a survivor during october.

There are things I find unnecessary in this rah-rah month of Pinktober.  Take for example the photo floating around on Facebook (above). What will liking this photo do for breast cancer?  What will liking this photo do for breast cancer survivors? When … Continue reading

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and now a word from our suddenly pink sponsors

Ah yes October 1. The beginning of breast cancer awareness month, the month where all survivors and people going through treatment are hit with a visual and verbal reminder every minute of every day about cancer. I understand that the … Continue reading

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catching up

Hi there.  It has been a while since I really did an update. So I thought I would drink my morning cup of coffee and get to.  Mind you, I will get to in a minute after my morning hot flash (hot … Continue reading

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once you have faced a diagnosis….you know …..

I am part of this page on Facebook called Philly Social Media Moms (as a SMIT, or Stepmother in Training, I was allowed in!)  Anyway, this post last night jumped off at me.  It said: Hello ladies! One of my … Continue reading

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one year.

Today is happy, happy, joy, joy in the scheme of things! One year ago today I had my breast cancer surgery.  A lumpectomy a/k/a partial mastectomy. One year ago at this time I was in recovery at Pennsylvania Hospital, and … Continue reading

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one lump or two/walk a mile in our bras

So now that I am in the survivor category and so many have been down this breast cancer road with me, I still get surprised when people question me from time to time on stuff like terminology, etc. I take … Continue reading

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