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June 29th, 2015: Boob Behaving Badly

Last November, I tried to rid cancer from my body by having a double mastectomy. Get rid of the tumor and be done with cancer. At the end, you gain a boob job. 712 more words

Breast Cancer

There's Something About Smoothies

Smoothies make me feel clean and healthy. They’re very new to my diet and I only make this one kind. I believe it’s a high-protein concoction without protein powder. 176 more words

Breast Cancer

Chapter 4 : Chemo...yucky yucky Chemo....

August 2010: This is my last chemo cycle. I will continue to get bi- weekly Herceptin infusions for many more months., but no more Taxotere or Carboplatin. 209 more words

Her2 Positive

I met with the plastic surgeon...and survived

Today I met with the plastic surgeon. It wasn’t as bad as I anticipated, but it was still weird.

I was the only patient in the waiting room, and I didn’t wait long. 1,030 more words

We're Going To Be OK

Brain Freeze*

I’ve just completed a 4-session workshop on chemo-brain. It was extremely informative, but I have to say, the phrase “chemo-brain” seems a little light-hearted to me. 670 more words

Breast Cancer

TIG (2015): Always Find The Humor

Netflix has a new documentary about celebrated U.S. Comedian, Tig Notaro. Tig tells the story of what is arguably the most challenging period of Notaro’s life and how she made it through, thanks to the healing power of comedy. 35 more words


Something Good From The Bad

You know those people who share charity fundraising pages on Facebook, trying to convince you that what they are doing is somehow better than the many other fundraising requests we are swamped with on social media? 422 more words