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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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April 11, 2016: Slipping Back Into the Darkness

Depression was something I used to think I knew something about, but the reality is knowing about something is not the same as understanding. The deep, dark, irkiness some find swallowing them whole is still foreign to me. I pray … Continue reading

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March 18, 2016: Cancer Caused PTSD

The story after cancer can be a much more daunting one than most people realize. From my own personal experience, the majority of people I’ve known look at the end of treatment or the word “cancer-free” as the end of … Continue reading

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June 15, 2015: The Dark Place

Warning: The Dark Place Before I ever began chemotherapy, I was warned of the darkness. This is a part of treatment few people ever speak of to others and with good reason. I’m thankful I had people who loved me … Continue reading

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June 11, 2015: Abraxane’s Broken Masterpiece

Abraxane #11 Today started out way too nerve raking and stressful before I ever even made it to my appointment at Texas Oncology. Thankfully, I’m surrounded by a strong group of friends and family who all jumped in to come … Continue reading

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May 15, 2015: Some Good Things; Some Requests

As today has progressed, I’ve had a few moments of goodness. That’s been a blessing regardless of how long it’s lasted.  Amber brought me a handmade card from a boy in her 3rd grade class that had $10 in it … Continue reading

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January 20, 2015: Random Thinking

On my personal Facebook page, I often write my random thinking down. Tonight all my thoughts for this page are also random, so I think I’ll just follow that format. Please note there is often no rhyme or reason from … Continue reading

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