Tag Archives: breast cancer

Fighting Pinktober

So, here we are 18 days into Pinktober, and I have not yet vented my spleen. This is causing a backup in psyche-bile, and I have a lot to say. However, (and this is the excuse I am giving for … Continue reading

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Winning

Those of you who know me outside the blogosphere know that my luck, relatively speaking, has been fantastic since I was diagnosed with DCIS on April 14, 2011.  I mean winning tangible goods–things!  Good things!  Things I would not buy … Continue reading

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Can, Sir or Can’t Sir? A Memorial

Last year at this time, I was diagnosed with DCIS–Ductal Carcinoma In Situ, or Stage 0 Breast Cancer.  In addition, I had other pre-cancerific masses in both breasts.  After thinking about it for about a second, I decided to undergo … Continue reading

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Faking It

My nightly chocolate-eating (doctor’s orders, and not THIS doctor, a real one!)-news watching-sleep inducing routine was interrupted last night by a story on the news I struggle to understand. A local woman (whose name I wont even MENTION, thus I … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts about Breast Cancer

The man across the street still has his Christmas lights adorning his house. I think to myself, “Dude, what are you hoping for?  Didn’t you have enough Christmas in December?  Even Epiphany was January 6.  You’re stretching it here.  Your … Continue reading

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Just Because My Implant is a Failure Doesn’t Mean I Am!

Today’s blog post is not as cheerful and warm and uplifting as some I’ve written.  My right implant has failed me, is infected, and is now festering in my chest.  Well, I’m not certain about the festering, as I am … Continue reading

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Bilateral Mastectomy. It’s the new cool.

People Magazine’s coverage of Giuliana Rancic‘s difficult decision to opt for a bilateral mastectomy is pissing me off.  At first I thought it was her.  I was a little angry, not that she had come to this heart wrenching decision, … Continue reading

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