Tag Archives: CancerLand

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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With Six You Get Egg Roll…

So, yesterday I got to see Dr. White about the failure of my implant. After my meeting last week with his minion, I was on guard and ready to pounce when he told me, “You have a beautiful result…” like … Continue reading

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Laughing at Cancer till it Shuts The H3ll Up

Well, yesterday was my exchange surgery. For those of you without a time share in CancerLand, this is one of the 4354 steps needed to build new boobies. You see, when your breast surgeon scoops out all the Cancer-ness, sometimes … Continue reading

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I’ve got the markings, it’s GAME ON!

Tomorrow is game day! Hopefully this will be the last step in major surgeries designed to return my body to a pre-CancerLand state. I just came from my plastic surgeon’s office, where Dr. White marked up my chest like a … Continue reading

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Doing Time in CancerLand

Many calendars co-exist in our society–religious, liturgical, even academic calendars, intertwine with our Western Gregorian calendar.   Since I got the keys to my timeshare in CancerLand, time has passed differently.  Until I got served with my diagnosis, my whole … Continue reading

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The most beautiful word I’ve ever heard: Endometriosis

This afternoon, in the middle of a new game I like to call, “put new clothes in the shopping cart but don’t actually get out the credit card and buy anything,” the phone rang. Just in the timbre of the … Continue reading

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Golytely: Starting the Countdown to Fun!

After what seemed like five or six months of chagim, today begins my own personal three-day holiday which will end with the festive Evicting of the Girls Downstairs.  I wrote about them previously, but what I didn’t share was the … Continue reading

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