Your Mastectomy & What to Expect

Your Mastectomy & What to Expect

When you are facing a mastectomy there are so many unknowns and you have so many questions. Before my bilateral, I was afraid, no I was petrified. Who wouldn’t be, right? How in the world do you prepare for something like a mastectomy anyway? You can’t really, but you can read about the experiences of […]

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A new summer blogging challenge!

A New Summer Blogging Challenge!

There has been so much heartache of late in the breast cancer community, I almost put the kabosh on this post. After changing my mind again and again, I decided to go ahead with it. Maybe it’ll help in small way. So…two summers ago, I shared fifteen random things about myself in a blog post […]

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Grief - Full Circle, 365+ Days & Counting

Grief – Full Circle, 365+ Days & Counting

My dad died on July 23rd last year. So now, according to the calendar anyway, I’ve come full circle. I’ve made it through an entire year, 365+ days have passed. Now what? Should I feel better? Should I have moved on? If not, why not? After all, the death of a parent is in the […]

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Do we expect too much from celebrities diagnosed with cancer?

Do We Expect Too Much From Celebrities Diagnosed With Cancer?

After Olivia Newton-John shared about her metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, there was hope expressed by some in Cancer Land she might possibly become a voice for others with metastatic disease. There was hope she’d morph into an advocate extraordinaire and tell the truth about the insidious, deadly nature of metastatic breast cancer. This could potentially […]

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