Tag Archives: breast

2012, Don’t Let the Door Hit Ya!

First of all, 2012 sucked!  Before July 19 all I bitched about were office politics and cat hurl.  Things have changed a tad.  And while I can certainly detail the changes, there is one profound change worth talking about.  Particularly … Continue reading

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Inside a Roll of Toilet Paper

This evening I spent an hour smooshed into a toilet paper roll as a fire engine, three jackhammers, and a shotgun popped off multiple rounds around my person.  Or, as it is known in laymen terms, I had an MRI. … Continue reading

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The Construction Crane

With a Nor’easter brewing off the Atlantic coast this morning, I headed off to my second PET/CT scan in as many months.  I was supposed to do this last week, but Hurricane Sandy made landfall and a 90 mph wind … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer in the Minority

I went to the Google and did a search on breast self exams.  My intent was to gather some illustrations of breast disease and exams and possibly write an essay about them.  But my search results led me into another … Continue reading

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Exhale

Remember the oncology suite in a certain unnamed hospital in New York City? I still can’t get over how accurate that is.  Well, since I fired my oncologist due to the uncomfortable fit and horrific public service in the unit, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer: The Musical

What the hell? Coming soon: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma: The Musical

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Reality Hits

You never know when you’ll get hit with reality.  You can read, study, research, and live it.  But then comes that moment when you stand on the beach, you face down the wave of the tsunami, and you lose. While … Continue reading

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Call Me

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Excuses

Excuses. from ruivo! on Vimeo. Excuses make the breast cancer grow.

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Blog Award. Huh?

Today I learned that two exceptionally generous fellow bloggers have nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award.  It is hard, nay, impossible for me imagine this snarky, sniping, salty mouthed blog being nominated for anything but the “She Won’t … Continue reading

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