There will be tears at Christmas

There Will Be Tears at Christmas

The holiday season doesn’t feel festive for everyone. For some, it’s a rough time of year, emotionally speaking. If this is how you’re feeling about now, this post is for you. Some might say, there she goes again writing about loss, grief and tears during the holidays. Maybe even you, my dear readers, wonder why […]

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Old Dogs Are the Best Dogs

Old Dogs Are the Best Dogs

Old dogs are the best dogs. I wonder if I feel this way because I am getting old older myself. Don’t get me wrong, I love all dogs, but an older dog is an extra special dog and old dogs are the best. I don’t know yet if old cats are the best cats. Ninja […]

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More than just a bowl of cranberries & Happy Thanksgiving!

More Than Just a Bowl of Cranberries & Happy Thanksgiving!

Do you have special Thanksgiving traditions you follow in your family? Like most, perhaps you always have turkey and all the trimmings. Or perhaps yours is a ham sort of family. Maybe you always watch football, or heck, maybe you’re one of those families who plays a friendly game of touch/flag-football yourselves after the big […]

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Should certain breast cancer patients extend endocrine therapy beyond five years- (1)

Should Certain Breast Cancer Patients Extend Endocrine Therapy Beyond Five Years?

Did you read the recent headlines about the newly released study concluding that even after women (in the study) completed five years of hormone therapy, their recurrence risk continued for twenty years and likely beyond? The implication is that women diagnosed with early stage, hormone-positive breast cancer and who are taking hormone-blocking drugs, should strongly […]

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When advocacy hurts, remembering Beth Caldwell

When Advocacy Hurts – Remembering Beth

When your advocacy efforts revolve around breast cancer, hurt happens. When your advocacy efforts often focus specifically on metastatic breast cancer, hurt is inevitable. Not only is it inevitable, hurt happens again and again and again. The reason is obvious, or should be by now. Too many keep dying from metastatic breast cancer. Too many. […]

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