Tag Archives: Conditions and Diseases

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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Facing the Wall

This being the month of my ‘mastectoversary,’ I’m hyper-aware of the changes that have occurred to my body and psyche since I was kidnapped by The Guys In The White Van. Some of these changes, like spidey senses and being … 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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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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Cancer Sightings

This morning I am going to see a new member of my team of Cancer Street Fighters.  This time, however, I am NOT seeing someone about my boobs (or lack thereof).  No, this time I am seeing a specialist that … 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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How I Got Here: The Guys In The Van

In case you’ve just joined my journey, I thought I’d include this early post.  Enjoy. Imagine this dream–you are on your way to a party, a really, really cool party that you’ve been dreaming about for years. Everything you’ve done … Continue reading

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