Monthly Archives: May 2013

Reality Check

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Cancer is Hard When You’re Alone

I sure do love historical analysis–as you have no doubt observed if you’ve read The Sarcastic Boob with any regularity.  Breast cancer is a fascinating subject and fits right into my love of knowledgeable discourse.  The implications of gender and … Continue reading

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Harmonic Convergence

When the planets align in the breast cancer universe things get interesting.  It has been an unprecedented four-five weeks.  The first planet to get into position was that of oral arguments delivered to the Supreme Court of the United States … Continue reading

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Paincation Redux

I’ve been on a two week paincation.  I apologize that I forgot to take pictures of the great time I had.  You know, of the television tuned into Game of Thrones and MSNBC, the Kindle versions of B.V. Larson sci-fi … Continue reading

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I Am . . .

The last in a series of memes honoring Nancy G. Brinker™ (unless she makes more headlines).

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Trust

Continuing my deep affection for the Komen organization with another meme.

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Brinker Stinker: A Reminder of What Susan G. Komen is Not About . . .

Originally posted on cancerfree2b:
This is Nancy Brinker, clapping her hands, maybe she is applauding herself for a job well done (sic). Well I am one person who is not clapping my hands for you Nancy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)…

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No gloss or glamour just grit and determination

Originally posted on FEC-THis:
One of the (many) challenges of breast cancer treatment is the extraordinary change that happens to our bodies.  Not just the obvious changes – missing breasts, scars, hair-loss if chemotherapy is part of the treatment regime…

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