Now imagine yourself listening to a specialist in this field of cancer treatment basically telling you that father time, cloaked in his black garments and clutching a sharpened scythe, has established his death-dealing self within your body. You have choices to make. Here’s 10 incites that will probably happen with that diagnosis:
Tag: Breast Cancer
When Breast Cancer Gets in Life’s Way
From an extended family member, I learned about Kimberly, the mother of a 15-year-old daughter. On this Mother’s Day, Kimberly and her daughter will likely make the most of every minute because Kimberly is in Stage 4 breast cancer.
Embracing My Sensitivity
I discovered yesterday that my sensitivity to spoken words is a weakness, a fault, and a chip on my shoulder. Admittedly, I’m a sensitive person. I can… Read more “Embracing My Sensitivity”
Now I’ve A Soon-To-Be Celebrity Cat
Author’s Note: Here’s the link to the podcast on Animal Radio http://animalradio.com/top.php The interview begins at 00:33:20 Before the day’s commotion begins I like to rise… Read more “Now I’ve A Soon-To-Be Celebrity Cat”
Dying on Facebook
Between the continuing events in Japan, the breakdown of our own democracy, and the passing of Robert this morning, I can’t seem to get the spirit of the Irish excited enough to don the green or even hunt for a four-leaf clover.
A Pink Ribbon Tale For Disbelievers
understand those who criticize breast cancer research nonprofits and the commercialization of the pink ribbon, along with the high cost of treatment. But now that I am a breast cancer survivor, I’m grateful for the research funded by donations; I don’t care if a large corporate gives a just penny from a profitable sale to breast cancer research (pennies add up), and the day your doctor says “you have cancer,” it may well become the worst day of your life. So when asked if I’d take conventional treatment again, I answer, “In a minute.”
Do I Watch the Farrah Fawcett Documentary?
June 25, 2009 update: Editor’s Note: We are sorry to hear of Farrah Fawcett’s passing. We pray that she rests in comfort now, and we wish her… Read more “Do I Watch the Farrah Fawcett Documentary?”
One Breast Cancer Battle Concludes, Another Begins
Today is my first day of becoming Arimidex-free. The breast cancer battle concludes. Today is the first day of California Sue’s first four-month round of chemo. Her… Read more “One Breast Cancer Battle Concludes, Another Begins”