Category Archives: Discovery and Stage II

Posts written after the immediate diagnosis and the bucolic days of Stage II breast cancer.

Those Goddamned Ribbons

So I’m reading through my Facebook newsfeed yesterday and I see a Gawker article that piqued my interest: some freaky girl got her asshole tattooed.  She said it felt really good and this is the second guy to have  his … Continue reading

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Silence is Not Golden

After my GYN voiced her concern over my boob, I waited in the room while she made some appointments.  I took the moment to call my friend and tell her what I knew so far: I didn’t know much, but … Continue reading

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Shatnergram

Off to get another mammogram today.  Honestly, these girls have been through enough with technology.  Having a Shatnergram would be a welcome change.

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Health Care is No Joke

Nothing gets my pantyhose in a bunch more than patriarchy.  You know, that unwritten series of social laws that places women in positions subservient to those of men.  I can list a million examples of it, but all you need … Continue reading

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The Fish Slapping Dance

Dedicated to the negative FISH test.

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Bibopsy

Is my twin in my boob?

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Deadline 2020

http:// National Breast Cancer Coalition This isn’t the time to be buying pink fanny packs and pink ribbon flip flops.  Advocate.

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Kiss My Ass

Boobs and cancer are neither political nor religious.   Stop being stupid.

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Burning Giraffes

I began to notice changes in my boob a little over a year ago in January 2011.  Though the doctors assure me that the Death Star was likely not there then, that is when I first became of aware of … Continue reading

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Show Us Your Tits!

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