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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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good-night angel: lisa bonchek adams rest in peace

 This morning I sit I tears. Lisa Bonchek Adams has died. Heaven has gained a true angel and those of us who are mere mortals have lost an amazing woman who inspired us greatly to just do better and … Continue reading

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Today is my birthday.  My sweet man’s too. Today has been a morning full of signs thus far. By now my new friend Melinda should hopefully be through her breast cancer surgery. In the supermarket this morning the man behind … Continue reading

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the continuing cycle of life

I woke up this morning thinking about my sweet man and how lucky a gal I am.  As many know, the tamoxifen has robbed me of my ability to sleep through the night most nights.  But when I awake, I … Continue reading

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human nature and in memoriam

Human nature is a funny thing.  And soon I will be a year out since my official breast cancer diagnosis, and I keep rediscovering we as human beings are curious creatures indeed. Especially when it comes to this disease in … Continue reading

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