Category Archives: breast cancer and kids

August 10, 2016: Because I Carry the BRAC2 Mutation

What happens if you have tested positive for the BRAC2 mutated gene? I’m still not sure I even know or understand all the repercussions of knowing I have this mutation. I can just write about what I know to be … Continue reading

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March 19, 2016: Cancer & Children

I have four children. Two of those children are my adult aged step-daughters. The other two are my husband and I’s teenagers. Our account may be different than yours, but I learned a lot from my four children about how … Continue reading

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August 5, 2015: Cancer, Death & God

On October 23rd, 2014, no one told me God was good or that prayers had been answered. Who prays for cancer? Who would tell someone God was good when they got cancer? It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? On August 3rd, … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015: The Healing Power of a Pig

Today wasn’t really going my way. I hadn’t slept. My kidneys were hurting. I was waiting to see if my primary care physician could squeeze me into his busy day when my plastic surgeon’s office called and told me just … Continue reading

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June 28th, 2015: It’s Just Hair

It’s just hair, so why the big fuss?  I don’t know. It’s really not what I thought it was. It’s just hair. It’s not who I am.   My son & I in September before I was diagnosed in October … Continue reading

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June 18, 2015: No More Chemo!

Today was my last round of chemotherapy. I started in December with 4 rounds of AC Chemo (The awful Red Devil). That was followed by two failed rounds of Taxol. (I was one of the lucky percentage that’s highly allergic … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015: Thank You!

It’s a crazy time of year; and even though I’ve had lots to say, I’ve found no words to express it all. I’m attempting tonight knowing I still can’t say all that I mean.  The donations continued to come in … Continue reading

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