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Cancer Clunkers: When Words Sting, What Should You Do? #cancer #breastcancer #mastectomy #wordsmatter #cancerlanguage

Cancer Clunkers: When Words Sting, What Should You Do?

Following your cancer diagnosis, have you been asked completely inappropriate questions, been offered equally inappropriate, not-asked-for advice or been on the receiving end of crude or just weird comments? Who hasn’t experienced this, right?  Sometimes words sting. Cancer clunkers, that’s what I like to call crass comments. Btw, I didn’t come up with the phrase […]

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11 Years. Marking Time. Again. #breastcancer #metastaticbreastcancer #advocacy #grief #family #mothers #daughters #womenshealth

Eleven Years. Marking Time. Again.

It’s been eleven years since my mother died from metastatic breast cancer on March 6, 2008. That’s 4,015 days. 572 weeks. 132 months. Not a day goes by that I do not think about her. Not a day goes by that I do not miss her. Not a day goes by that I do not […]

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Choosing Joy by Mary Gooze - A #MetsMonday Featured Post #breastcancer #metastaticbreastcancer #advocacy

“Choosing Joy” by Mary Gooze – A #MetsMonday Featured Post

I’m pleased to share the next #MetsMonday featured post. This one comes to you from Mary Gooze, the woman behind the blog titled, “7777+ Days”. Mary was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. She learned it had metastasized to her bones in 2014. Mary does amazing things through her unique advocacy work. (I’m in awe. […]

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