Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chronic Illness

When the Death Star was under construction and then, once completed, sent out Tai Fighters to establish satellite stations, I was busy moving on with my life.  Very busy.  Work swallowed me whole–and I welcomed it.  I was no victim, … Continue reading

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Rear View Mirror

The human body does a wonderful thing by making you forget pain.  You know you had it.  You can kind of describe it–using the words you coined when it was at its worst.  You can sometimes point to where it … Continue reading

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Report: LBBC’s Annual Conference for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

I have attended a lot of conferences over the years.  Growing up I would watch television shows that featured story lines of men going away to “conventions” (for which their wives packed, of course) and getting into all sorts of … Continue reading

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In Which I Don’t Tell People What to Say

I read a lot of blogs–not all cancer-related.  Indeed, if I knitted as much as I read the blogs of knitters I’d have knitted a sweater for every human being in my neighborhood–not to mention a few chihuahuas.  It amazes … Continue reading

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I Caved

Some months ago I asked if The Sarcastic Boob should have a Facebook presence.  This was motivated by both suggestions from my readers and a general desire on my part to reach out to as many people as possible.  I … Continue reading

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