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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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Don’t Call me a “Survivor.” Call me a WARRIOR! Damnit.

Being a scholar of words, one that particularly bothers me is the assignment of ‘survivor’ for those who have battled cancer. For me, survivor is not the correct term for those of us who have fought against the guys in … Continue reading

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Feeling Lucky, Punk?

I think I might have some insight into why I don’t feel lucky, nor do I always respond positively when friend, loved ones, and well-meaners tell me I’m lucky, or that I should feel lucky. Why don’t I? Because I’ve … Continue reading

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