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Let’s Make a Deal

In what has become an early spring event, I am looking at my second bone tumor crisis. Just at the moment that I felt fabulous and had an energy level that I had not felt since before I was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Acne

There are perks to getting older.  You can do whatever you want: dress the way you want, stay up as late as you want, be whatever you want, or dip a wet spoon into the sugar bowl without your mother … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in NYC

Twitter is an odd universe.  Every time I tweet and call some politician a tool I know that the National Archives has a record of it.  Which is why I don’t use my real name on the interwebs (well, most … 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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Sadistic Dumb Little Fucks

I am a person who tends to live in the present; and it has its good points.  For one thing, you generally treat yourself well.  If I want to veg in my pajamas all day, I do it.  If I … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Do with a Bottle of Tamoxifen

There is nothing more real than that moment you face medication for cancer treatment.  Diagnoses are one thing; when you take medication you have resigned yourself to the road of treatment that lies ahead.  Much of it cloaked in dark … Continue reading

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The Death Star

I learned that my tumor was 99% loaded with estrogen.  Nasty little bugger.  Feeding on MY hormones in order to try to kill me.  Cancer cells are stupid.  Sure, feed on my hormones.  Then I die and then there’s no … Continue reading

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Learning Curves Blow

Like most people, I’m not a big fan of learning curves.  I still remember how hard it was to learn to tell time.  Big hand, little hand, half past, quarter to.  I didn’t think I would ever figure it out. … Continue reading

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