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you know you are over “pinktober” when…..

When Susan G. Komen co-opts even your eggs, it means enough of Pinktober. Here’s hoping the chickens that lay the eggs are not pink now too….

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truly thinking pink: let’s talk about me for a while

Last night I had a photography shoot at an event I was working on and when I got home, I swear my left breast where the lumpectomy occurred was throbbing and full of sharp little pain darts (for lack of a … Continue reading

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even the grinch would find this driveltastically rude…..

A post that has nothing to do with breast cancer. It’s just when I find something that is on a “news” site the day after Christmas that I can’t decide if the author was raised in a barn or is just … Continue reading

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post breast cancer: keeping the faith and being yourself

One of the things about breast cancer, is it changes who you are irrevocably in a sense, but on the same hand it shouldn’t change who you are.  That sounds like a circle, but women who have had breast cancer … 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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milestones

Today in a sense  I said good-bye to my radiation oncologist Marisa Weiss .  Today was our last scheduled appointment as part of my breast cancer treatment.  I am a little verklempt after the fact.  She will always be but a … Continue reading

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talking to house plants

O.k. it’s official. I don’t do sick well.  My fever has receded from 101 to 100 and my chest is still croupy but not nearly as pressuretasticly awful as yesterday.   Yes, kid sick and almost talking to house plants. What … Continue reading

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greetings sports fans

Live your life so that the fear of death can never enter your heart. When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and for … Continue reading

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breast cancer awareness month is upon us and?

Breast cancer awareness month is upon us.  As defined by Wikipedia: Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities … Continue reading

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the day after

People, I have got nothing.  I am tired.  I am going to try to recharge my batteries for a couple of days and then back to the oncologist for the Tamoxifen chat. I can’t believe I won’t be seeing the … Continue reading

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