Tag Archives: survivor

breast debates

Nothing stirs a debate more amongst breast cancer previvors and survivors more than what to do with the “girls”.  It is a truly boobylicious debate. Do you wear your chest flat and proud, lopsided and loving it (that would be me … Continue reading

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something fabulous: being part new breast cancer survivor book

A long while ago my friend (and amazing writer) Nicki Boscia Durlester told me she was writing another book.  Only this one would be different.  It would not just be her journey through breast cancer, it would be the stories of … Continue reading

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think twice before preaching pink to a survivor during october.

There are things I find unnecessary in this rah-rah month of Pinktober.  Take for example the photo floating around on Facebook (above). What will liking this photo do for breast cancer?  What will liking this photo do for breast cancer survivors? When … Continue reading

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and now a word from our suddenly pink sponsors

Ah yes October 1. The beginning of breast cancer awareness month, the month where all survivors and people going through treatment are hit with a visual and verbal reminder every minute of every day about cancer. I understand that the … Continue reading

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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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one year.

Today is happy, happy, joy, joy in the scheme of things! One year ago today I had my breast cancer surgery.  A lumpectomy a/k/a partial mastectomy. One year ago at this time I was in recovery at Pennsylvania Hospital, and … Continue reading

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do you tamoxifen? (then read this post)

UPDATE: My CVS pharmacist just called me and she told me that there is a shortage in the Teva version of Tamoxifen, especially in the 30 day count bottles, which is what we get.  So my pharmacist bought a larger … Continue reading

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