Author Archives: nosoygirl

Communicate, Before it’s Too Late!

 I go to the Spa tomorrow for a check up, but I just realized how sick the Crestor, a medication I take for the side effects of my chemo, was making me. This past week I was so weak I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Hair today…

One thing I didn’t expect to see in this iteration of The Guys in the White Van was the loss of my hair. Yes, I was told my hair could “thin,” and to prepare for it I cut my hair … Continue reading

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Cancer Dancing

So, I’ve been doing this cancer dance for quite a while, and I want to talk about things that you should NEVER say to someone who is chronically ill. While it may seem to be helpful, one must remember that … Continue reading

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Mr. Lesion says, “Have a Great Day!” Or: Memes that Fail Miserably 

So, this morning, after my grades were submitted, before the next onslaught of things I have to do on a deadline, I decided to chart the progress of Mr. Lesion. Mr. Lesion lives on my left leg, just below the … Continue reading

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Hadassah Chaya, Cancer Queen x3

I know I’m supposed to be all strong and lemonade-y (referring to the Beyoncé joint), but right now there is a lot of suckage going on. Last Thursday I finally arrived, in two significant ways–one sucked ass, the other was … Continue reading

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Cancer, the Next Generation 

What’s the saying, “fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third time”…well …there really is nothing funny about cancer, the third time around. Perhaps love IS sweeter the second time around, as … Continue reading

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My oh, Mycosis Fungoides!

Here’s a funny joke for you–last Tuesday, April 5, 2016, I celebrated five years since the cancer was removed from my left one.  Most people would celebrate with cake, maybe a new dress, a trip to the bar…not me!  I … Continue reading

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