Radiation therapy was not part of my breast cancer treatment plan, but I did witness it from a daughter’s perspective when my mother had it. I get emails asking me about radiation, so I wanted to address the topic here on the blog. When I haven’t experienced something breast cancer related myself, I often put […]
It’s a pleasure to share with you, my Dear Readers, the third #MetsMonday featured post. This one is from Dr. Kelly Shanahan. Kelly was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2013. In her post, she shares about her recent advocacy work. She’s been very busy! Be sure to share a comment or ask Kelly a […]
How do you feel when you walk through a store with all those Father’s Day cards on display or when you watch TV commercials suggesting what to buy your dad this year? If your dad is still in your life as a living, breathing person, you probably don’t give them much thought. However, if you’re […]
Do you ever wonder why platitudes are so darn annoying, hurtful even, to so many? People who offer them no doubt have good intentions. They are trying to make someone they care about feel better. Most of the time, we give platitude people a pass for that very reason.
This post is an excerpt from my memoir, Cancer Was Not a Gift & It Didn’t Make Me a Better Person: A memoir about cancer as I know it. I wanted to share it here on the blog in case someone out there is Googling away trying to read about what it’s really like waking […]