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Two Weeks In

“We’re ya been, Scorchy?” I saw that subject line in my Inbox and realized that I have not been writing.  And there’s a reason:  I’M WORKING AGAIN! I’M WORKING AGAIN!  Ah, what a wonderful thing.  This tumor flare/spondylosis crisis that … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Tamoxifen

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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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Prognosis

The first time I heard the word “prognosis” as part of this little breast cancer adventure was back in July when I was diagnosed.  80% was the magic number.  I had an 80% chance of survival.  I remember saying, “Can’t … 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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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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Tamoxifen is a Fickle Bitch

Do you ever get annoyed when things go right?  I do.  That is to say that you get into a certain groove and begin to construct your mental and physical mindset accordingly.  And then–BAM!–out of the blue things go right!  … Continue reading

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