Monthly Archives: January 2013

I write so often about my physicians. I have expressed confidence in their work, been critical of office operations, praised one, and when it was warranted I railed against indifference. As we all know, there are two sides to a … Continue reading

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The Sarcastic Boob on Facebook? You Tell Me.

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Downton Abbey: Gaydar Edition

  I know this has nothing to do with breast cancer.  But did you really think I could resist this one?

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Don’t Be Stupid

I’ve been slowly pushing back into work and it’s been going well.  Just as I get going it’s time to go home.  I pushed it a bit one day and paid for it the next, but I’m getting there.  Patience, … Continue reading

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Doctortown

I never stopped to think about how much things can change in just one month.  In our day-to-day linear embrace of time it is not something we often think about.  We think in terms of days, perhaps two weeks at … Continue reading

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Six Months

Today is the six month mark.  I guess some would term it a “cancerversary,” but I wouldn’t call it that.  First, because I hate the term “cancerversary.”   And, second, I haven’t bought any commemorative jewelry for the occasion.   (Note: … Continue reading

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Downtown Abbey: Benign Something or Other Edition

Well, thank goodness Mrs. Hughes came through this scare with flying colors!  I can see the larger breast cancer community already petitioning PBS for a more realistic portrayal of breast cancer in the first half of the twentieth century.  (Spoiler: … Continue reading

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Another Level of Acceptance

All things considered, I think I’ve accepted my diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer rather well.  I mean, I haven’t been walking around in denial (and never had a denial phase, to tell you the truth).  I’ve taken a very matter-of-fact … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: Breast Cancer Edition

 

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Originally posted on regrounding:
An email today from Sharon Ford Watkins of the National Breast Cancer Coalition is requesting input on defining the 2013 Legislative and Public Policy priorities. The fact that they are asking the “masses” what we think…

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