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as pinktober approaches….

Just like women used to be offended or even upset by sexist advertising campaigns of the past, I have grown to loathe the big pharmaceutical companies’ cancer drug commercials. I am also on overload on hospital and cancer treatment center … Continue reading

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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

June 1st was 7 years. Today was the official all clear. Lucky seven. The waiting is always the hardest part. I am still one of the lucky ones. That is hard some days to wrap one’s head around.

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seven years

Today is exactly 7 years to the day that I am officially breast cancer free. It has been a crazy seven years. And I will say it again, that everything since breast cancer has been an amazing journey. Life is … Continue reading

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a word about pink trains and breast cancer

The author of this article I am about to link this post to writes the most wonderful articles and the Wyeth Family has done so much for Chester County, Pennsylvania and are indeed a National Treasure. But as an almost … Continue reading

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bumps in the road

Life likes to throw us curve balls. It’s fate’s way of making sure we are paying attention. I am a cancer survivor. Which means sometimes things cancer make me feel emotions in technicolor. Recently, one of my childhood friends lost … Continue reading

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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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a little sad

I have been chewing on this a few days, a woman who was a new friend that I had met not long ago by accident died of stage 4 breast cancer recently.  She was diagnosed with stage 4 and found it … Continue reading

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circle of cancer

  The funny thing about living with breast cancer no matter what stage you are in the disease is the circlular aspect of it. As in it circles back to you. It’s like a not so secret society devoid of a … Continue reading

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not so subliminal message to ignore breast cancer?

   All our lives since we developed breasts, we are told to self check, have mammograms and above all else swiftly deal with breast cancer. But of course, along comes a study basically telling us in my opinion to play … Continue reading

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