Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 21, 2016: The Brutal Reality of Life AFTER Cancer

Life AFTER cancer has been a kick in the pants.    I’m 7 months from my last round of chemo, and here are some of the side effects I still suffer from.  Fatigue – this is awful. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

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January 10, 2016: About That Boob Job

Me: I have breast cancer.  Many Other People’s Reply: At least you get a free boob job out of the deal.    It’s NOT free! It’s not a boob job. It’s an amputation with prosthetics. There’s a HUGE difference!    … Continue reading

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January 8, 2015: The 5 Stages of Grief and Cancer

I know what you’re thinking, why would I be writing about the five stages of grief when I’m a cancer survivor and not dealing with the death of a loved one or even trying to prepare for my own death? … Continue reading

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