Tag Archives: Mammogram

Jinxed

I have another lytic lesion in my sacrum.  When I saw the picture from my routine PET/CT it looked like the Eye of Mordor.  The circle of the body was bright orange and there on the left, on the sacrum, … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, My Stage IV Life, Social Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Chronic Illness

When the Death Star was under construction and then, once completed, sent out Tai Fighters to establish satellite stations, I was busy moving on with my life.  Very busy.  Work swallowed me whole–and I welcomed it.  I was no victim, … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Book and Article Reviews, My Stage IV Life, Social Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Don’t Be Stupid

I’ve been slowly pushing back into work and it’s been going well.  Just as I get going it’s time to go home.  I pushed it a bit one day and paid for it the next, but I’m getting there.  Patience, … Continue reading

Posted in Career Conundrums, My Stage IV Life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

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

Posted in Advocacy, My Stage IV Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Shatnergram

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

Posted in Discovery and Stage II, Just for Laughs | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Discovery and Stage II | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Wanda Sykes Talks About Breast Cancer

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y4XfzsYF1E] Wanda Sykes talks about her encounter with breast cancer in 2011.

Posted in Discovery and Stage II | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

July 19, 2012

I am not happy that there is an unwelcome squatter in my boob. I suppose, if it could argue, it would throw back a snappy retort like “I ain’t no stranger, honey.  I just multiply faster than the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery and Stage II | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments