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ten years.

Ten years ago right now I was being prepped for surgery. I woke up that morning not sure truly about how I felt. If I’m honest with myself, brutally honest ten years later, part of me was terrified. But the … Continue reading

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damn it all….lymphedema and life

Damn it all. I think I am getting to that age where stuff just happens…to you…to me…to everyone around us. I had been feeling a little sad sack about myself because well….I am back to physical therapy. My balance is … 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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fears and ridiculousness

My last post was actually an essay by my friend Gwen Moran who is a writer and a damn fine one. In it she delves into some pretty personal feelings on her life after breast cancer. How she feels, and … Continue reading

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my awesome friends

So now I know I was on the right track with my earlier post which has incidentally proven to be shall we say  slightly locally controversial…I have yet to understand why my opinions can be like lightning rods.  I am … Continue reading

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19 down, 16 to go…need a nap, have earned a nap

Today my escort was a friend I don’t get to see very often, Pat.  So I had a lot of fun and completed yet another week of radiation treatment.   Still lobster-like and finding myself in need of a nap.  My … Continue reading

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friday….and someone who inspires me

Another week is drawing to a close my friends and I am still smiling.   I want to thank all of you for your love and support this week. Last evening, after work, my friend Michelle stopped by so we could … Continue reading

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the next phase scheduled…(sort of)

O.k. so I got the official “all clear” from my medical oncologist – yes it is officially official — the girl needs no chemo.  So I have scheduled my next meet and greet with the radiation oncologist.  At that appointment … Continue reading

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my tired is tired….

Oy vey what a long day!  Office then off to meet the radiation oncologist.  Totally dig her and much like my gyno and breast surgeon, she wears fab shoes – yes – yes I  love shoes…I think I have mentioned that. … Continue reading

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more things breast cancer…and a little shawn colvin

I did my best to manage my stress today and actually ended the day feeling more productive than it began.   I am still having swelling and pain as my darn surgical sites heal, and can I mention for a change … Continue reading

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