Monthly Archives: February 2013

An Open Letter to Tamoxifen

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Hallmark: The Dark Side

Well, we can all rest easy.  Apparently Hallmark has begun to recognize the hospice card niche.  I wasn’t aware that there was a need for specific cards to address the end of one’s life or their caregivers.  But in this … Continue reading

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Reading the Past

Recently many people Tweeted, blogged, and FB statused (!) reflections on two dear friends they lost to metastatic breast cancer a year ago in February.  I knew neither woman; they were, in a sense, before my time.  Before my time … Continue reading

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A Perfectly Unnatural State

Over the last week or so I’ve been struggling with something stuck in my craw.  I’m not sure what it is, although I’ve been trying desperately to find out.   The thoughts go something like this: Yeah, I know.  All over … Continue reading

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Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Join me in Philadelphia–my hometown and the City of Brotherly Love–for the LBBC Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life.  This is my first conference and I’m really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: Ominous Threat Edition

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The Boob that had a Brain

To make your own, visit the Pulp-O-Mizer.

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It’s Weird

I read an essay today that described a kind of alienation felt by a woman with stage iv breast cancer.  Friends fall off the radar, neighbors don’t know how to treat you or what to say, you’re faced with an … Continue reading

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