Tag Archives: life after breast cancer

survivors have a responsibility to pay it forward

I am 7 years and 1 month breast cancer free. I would not have gotten here without the occasional support of other survivors before me.This is, after all, a journey like no other. And not a journey I would wish … Continue reading

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the waiting is the hardest part

Here I sit waiting for my oncologist. Six years have passed and the waiting is still the hardest part. This is the first post I have ever done from the oncologist’s office. I hear the footsteps to and fro outside … Continue reading

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flowing stream of consciousness, or doing the emotional laundry

….it’s important to think about are any changes you are planning to make to your figure before then.   So what is that about?  A dress fitting.  Alteration, truthfully.  I have never been able to truly buy dresses, especially formal … Continue reading

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five years

Tomorrow is a very emotionally loaded day for me. And it’s not because my high school reunion weekend is starting again , it’s because it was five years ago tomorrow I received my breast cancer diagnosis from Dr. Dahlia Sataloff … Continue reading

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moving forward….forging ahead….

  Yes, I turned these white pumpkins pink. No, I didn’t paint them, just messed with filters in my photo editing program. So my time as a push me pull you of breast cancer , health insurance, and medicine seems … Continue reading

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along came a message on a rainy day

Along came a message to this blog that I opened this morning. The message said: Hi! I was just diagnosed a couple weeks ago (am age 34), and have found your blog super helpful (especially the post on how to … Continue reading

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the next phase

Fifty. How old that seemed when I was a kid, and now it is just a beginning. I am a bundle of emotion today I find. It has been quite a journey getting here. Well, that is what life is, … Continue reading

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