Monthly Archives: February 2012

How to Speak to Someone From Cancerland

I’ve been listening to women from Cancerland bitch about how cruely they’ve been spoken to by people who have never been visited by The Guys In The White Van.  Well meaning folk who will say things like, “Wow, you look … Continue reading

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Just Cancerific, Thank You’

Dr. Fancy Pants, the interventional radiologist who read my CT and Nuclear Bone Scan, called me this morning. “Mrs. P?” (no, it’s Dr. P, but go on…I recognize from my new caller ID that it is someone from the huge … Continue reading

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Radioactive, Metastatic?

Well, as the man once said, “it’s not one damn thing after another, it’s the same damn thing over and over.”  In this past week, I have gone from being radioactive for a bone scan to a suspect for the … Continue reading

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Oh, Koko, you silly, silly b!t(h!

So, if you haven’t heard, Koko has come crawling back to Pepe because everyone was talking about her and she didn’t want to ruin her ‘good name.’  Really, Koko?  You think just putting the money back in the account is … Continue reading

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I’d like to call this ‘Cancer Shmancer Poo Poo Poo for the Cure’ but I don’t want to get sued

A very public argument between a recently separated famous couple has clogged the Facebook space of many, many individuals lately.  Of course, I am not speaking of Katy Perry and Russell Brand or Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries.  These famous … Continue reading

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The DJ Saved My Life

My mother was listening to a radio show on the prevalence of skin cancer one afternoon in my 17th year. I, being a teenager, found the program to be irrelevant. After all, I was 17. Old people got skin cancer. … Continue reading

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