Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pink is Coming

Gird your loins.

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All of Me

Well, it’s Sunday and no essay, but here’s a little ditty for my friend Crystal who just lost her boobs to DCIS. Hang in there, girl!

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A Special Dedication

It being a Saturday and all, I thought I would post one of my favorite songs.  I dedicate this song to Death Stars and their associated Tie Fighters everywhere (except for the very last line, but I can only control … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer in the Minority

I went to the Google and did a search on breast self exams.  My intent was to gather some illustrations of breast disease and exams and possibly write an essay about them.  But my search results led me into another … Continue reading

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Exhale

Remember the oncology suite in a certain unnamed hospital in New York City? I still can’t get over how accurate that is.  Well, since I fired my oncologist due to the uncomfortable fit and horrific public service in the unit, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer: The Musical

What the hell? Coming soon: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma: The Musical

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My First TweetChat

I have been on Twitter for some time under my professional name.  But I never saw the appeal because it was boring.  I did not care that my colleagues in Wisconsin were having a fire drill, that another colleague in … Continue reading

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Reality Hits

You never know when you’ll get hit with reality.  You can read, study, research, and live it.  But then comes that moment when you stand on the beach, you face down the wave of the tsunami, and you lose. While … Continue reading

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Call Me

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Um. WTF?

Before I was diagnosed with beast cancer, the pink ribbon universe didn’t affect me personally.  I knew of women who had been diagnosed or died as a result, but as far as being zapped right in the soul I considered … Continue reading

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