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Joy in Healing

Chemo is the treatment many breast cancer patients go through in the hopes of entering NED (no evidence of disease). Many of us also take a pill for five to ten years after our initial treatment. This pill blocks the … Continue reading

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If You Knew Five Years Before . . .

At MIT, they are using artificial intelligence to predict breast cancer five years before it is currently being diagnosed according to a story here. I’ve really stopped to think about this story a lot over the past couple of days … Continue reading

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The Downside of Reconstruction

After my double mastectomy, I couldn’t wait to have boobs again. I can’t even explain what it was like when the bandages came off and I stared at the aftermath of surgery. I remember staring at the reflection in the … Continue reading

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May 2019: Abundant Blessings

What IF at the end of every day each of us stopped for a brief moment and did this? On the way home from a stressful day at work, I’ll turn off the radio and won’t call anyone, and I’ll … Continue reading

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April 2019: It’s Time To Write Again

Somewhere along the way between healing from the aftermath of cancer and learning to live again, I stopped writing. Or maybe I just stopped completing pieces of writing. I used to write and publish. Then I started writing to delete. … Continue reading

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October 2018: Pink Matters

It’s the month of the year where pink floods the stores. Millions of products turn pink or have pink ribbons on them. I’m sure for many it is annoying. But behind all the pink is a message. For 31 days … Continue reading

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July 2018 – Healthy is a Good Word

Today was check-up day. My blood markers are great! My blood work is the best it has been in 7 years! Yes, SEVEN YEARS! How awesome is that?!?! My doctor asked me what I had done to increase my Vit. … Continue reading

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January 8, 2017: Check-up Day

It has been 27 months since I was diagnosed with cancer, and today, I heard those sweet words: “No Evidence of Disease” – YAY!!! I do need to move to the beach to replenish my Vitamin D though.

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January 3, 2018:

Before you know you have cancer, they run test after test, which usually includes getting blood drawn. While you are fighting cancer just know you will become a pin cushion. You’ll get your blood drawn all the time. And then … Continue reading

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January 2, 2018: Fog, Light, Life

Can you see the fog? It comes in slowly Swallowing everyone It can make an entire city disappear And there it sits Wisps here and there But mostly covered It’s light yet heavy White yet dark And there it sits … Continue reading

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