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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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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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catching up

Hi there.  It has been a while since I really did an update. So I thought I would drink my morning cup of coffee and get to.  Mind you, I will get to in a minute after my morning hot flash (hot … Continue reading

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two must read breast cancer related articles

Two New York Times articles are a must read for women.  One is on the benefits of radiation and one is another do women really need mammograms article – again, both from the New York Times. With regard to mammograms, a … 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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and then there were none….

I rang the bell. And yes, it stayed on the wall.  Seven weeks are now complete.  A slew of my Driving Miss Daisy list showed up to watch me ring the  bell that says “Titanic”, along with my mother and a dear … Continue reading

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