Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tamoxifen is a Fickle Bitch

Do you ever get annoyed when things go right?  I do.  That is to say that you get into a certain groove and begin to construct your mental and physical mindset accordingly.  And then–BAM!–out of the blue things go right!  … Continue reading

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On the Utility of Boobs

A lot of women complain about having big boobs.  And there is a lot to be said for that.  After I graduated from high school I immersed myself in photography.  One of the hardest things to do was position that … Continue reading

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Smart Ass

My sarcasm has always landed me in trouble at some point in my life.  One time I told a rare book librarian, who was helping me find some art for my office, that I’d just rip a few leaves out … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Boob in the World

The Interesting Cancer Man Challenge: Send me your memes for our friend here and I’ll mock them up and feature them on The Boob. thesarcasticboob@gmail.com.

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Chronic

chron·ic  [kron-ik] adjective 1. constant; habitual; inveterate: a chronic liar. 2. continuing a long time or recurring frequently: a chronic state of civil war. 3. having long had a disease, habit, weakness, or the like: a chronic invalid. 4. (of … Continue reading

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Excuses

Excuses. from ruivo! on Vimeo. Excuses make the breast cancer grow.

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Blog Award. Huh?

Today I learned that two exceptionally generous fellow bloggers have nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award.  It is hard, nay, impossible for me imagine this snarky, sniping, salty mouthed blog being nominated for anything but the “She Won’t … Continue reading

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Euphemisms

One of the critiques of pink ribbon culture is that in its desire to spread awareness of breast cancer prevention and detection, it often does so by attaching itself to the sexualization of women’s breasts in order to spread the … Continue reading

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Colorful Language

I was about thirteen when I first said the ultimate bomb: fuck.  I recall that I felt a little self-conscious at first.  And then I did it again.  It got easier.  Third time?   I owned that baby!  I’ve been “fucking” … Continue reading

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FIRED!

This is not a rant about customer service.  Indeed, after a week of ranting I’ve made a decision: I’m firing one of my doctors. You know how you get a gut feeling that gnaws at you, and even though you … Continue reading

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