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oh joy. (not)

Warning: I am going to whine and piss and moan and complain. If you can’t handle that, stop reading NOW. I am on a brief I-hate-Tamoxifen pity party of one. No, I am not going to stop taking it, I … Continue reading

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some days are better than others

Heavy sigh. Not having a good Monday.  Yes I have made all my appointments. But here I am in yet another week starting out feeling blue and useless and tired and constantly on the verge of tears. Sleep is also … Continue reading

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fight smart

 Okay I’m going to say something here which will undoubtedly ruffle feathers.  It has to do with tamoxifen and other breast cancer drugs, oncotype scores, and taking yourself off your meds….without discussing it with your care team. Do I … 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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just thinking….about everything

My brain woke up a little bit busy, so here I am again….writing. I am three years breast cancer free as of June 1st. I am on Tamoxifen three years as of October. Because I had the full hysterectomy in … Continue reading

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betwixt and between 2014

Today was my next 6 month check up with my oncologist. I am fine, no recurrence thank God, but I am at a breast cancer treatment crossroads again. I had a full hysterectomy in March. That combined with my third … Continue reading

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