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the pink stink grows

http://connect.facebook.net/rsrc.php/v1/yQ/r/f3KaqM7xIBg.swf http://www.facebook.com/dialog/oauth?api_key=41245586762&app_id=41245586762&channel_url=https%3A%2F%2Fs-static.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fconnect%2Fxd_proxy.php%3Fversion%3D3%23cb%3Dfa28dadc1f44e%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fihavebreastcancerblog.wordpress.com%252Fff75eafdf18703%26relation%3Dparent.parent%26transport%3Dpostmessage&client_id=41245586762&display=none&domain=ihavebreastcancerblog.wordpress.com&locale=en_US&origin=1&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fs-static.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fconnect%2Fxd_proxy.php%3Fversion%3D3%23cb%3Df30163884fa02fa%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fihavebreastcancerblog.wordpress.com%252Fff75eafdf18703%26relation%3Dparent%26transport%3Dpostmessage%26frame%3Df2bc63f22a6cfa&response_type=token%2Csigned_request%2Ccode&sdk=joey Breast cancer and women’s health issues should not be about politics any more than a woman’s right to choose.  I am happy that the PINK STINK is growing against  monster charity Susan G. Komen.  And they deserve it.  … Continue reading

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don’t play with me

The gall!  I received a phone call a few minutes ago.  From the collection arm of my hospital system over a bill related to my breast cancer treatment. A bill I already paid.    And oh yes, the amount they called … Continue reading

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welcome to 2012

On January 1st it was 7 months since my lumpectomy a/k/a partial mastectomy.  The hot flashes kick my ass late at night sometimes, and I have to say Tamoxifen is also messing with my moods.  I don’t like the messing … Continue reading

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the season of giving

Today I got a sweet note from my friend Stevie B.  Yesterday 13 years ago, I introduced her to her husband at another friend’s wedding rehersal dinner.  She made me get all schmoopy when she wrote: ….directly and indirectly you … Continue reading

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et cetera

Life continues to truck along with it’s twists, turns, and occasional hiccups, but all in all, it’s not so bad considering the past few months.   The future is looking forward, so I can’t complain.  God closes a window, and opens … Continue reading

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there but for the grace of God go I

Today I had a follow-up with my surgeon.  Once again my sweet man and I made the trek to Philadelphia in the afternoon.  I have been going long enough that I have started to recognize the faces:  the newly diagnosed, … Continue reading

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this made me cry.

This is an editorial from October 2010.  I stumbled upon it after finishing another editorial about Living Beyond Breast Cancer.  It is written by a woman named Hannah Campbell – her husband has male breast cancer.  This is a beautiful and … Continue reading

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milestones

Today in a sense  I said good-bye to my radiation oncologist Marisa Weiss .  Today was our last scheduled appointment as part of my breast cancer treatment.  I am a little verklempt after the fact.  She will always be but a … Continue reading

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grrrrr….

I really wanted to go to the BreastCancer.org Rock the Ribbon Benefit because Shawn Colvin is one of my favorite performers. But we waited too long and now those level of benefit tickets are sold out.   So I am not … Continue reading

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color challenged

Greetings from the land of foggy brained.  Believe it or not I am still tired and this virus/cold thing is leaving my body on I don’t know whose time schedule, certainly not mine. And yes, patience is a virtue I … Continue reading

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