Tag Archives: family

The Downside of Virtual Interaction

Since my breast cancer diagnosis and–48 hours later–the creation of this blog, I have sung the praises of social media.  As my readership grew and my Twitter numbers blossomed, virtual roots that were planted started to flourish in a garden … Continue reading

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Lull

It’s been less than 30 days filled with diagnoses, tests, meetings, research, blogging, and the beginning of treatment. Things moved pretty quickly, all things considered.  I’ve read countless blog entries, written more, researched until my eyes bled, and managed to … 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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