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January 2015

  • Breast Cancer

    No More Red Devil!

    Whew… Finished my last round of AC. To celebrate, I would jump up and do some kind of 40 year old awkward cheerleading jump, if I had the energy. So for now,…

  • Breast Cancer

    Mom

    My mom… How do I even write this post without tearing up? She has always been there for us, through thick and thin. And she is here for us now in such…

  • Breast Cancer

    The Hair Evolution

    Typing the title made me laugh, thinking it sounds like the article is going to be about “Hair Through the Decades”! I won’t lie, there is a small part of me that…

  • Breast Cancer

    Warrior Spirit

    Everybody who gets cancer is different. They handle it differently than someone else you knew with cancer. Why? It’s super simple… we are all different. We are individuals who have our own…

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    Triple Negative and a Little Good News

    While you all know that I’m on chemo, there’s a little more to learn about why. My type of cancer is Triple Negative. This means that my cancer cells tested negative for…

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    Marathon Dreaming

    Dreaming has become an interesting thing since starting chemo. As we sleep and our mind sorts all of the info we have processed recently, it’s interesting to see what our subconscious is…

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    Jean-Luc Picard?

    Every now and again, when passing by the mirror, upon a sideways glance at my bald head – I look a little too much like my favorite Starfleet captain, Jean-Luc Picard… #itstrue…

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    Normal Days & Chemo Days

    Today has been good, really good. I’m exhausted, but it’s been a relatively normal day. Made a quick trip to the doctor only to find out that a bump was nothing to…

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    Breast Cancer Diagnosis

    After the initial whirlwind of finding out I have breast cancer has settled a bit, thought it would be good to explain a bit about my type of cancer and how it…

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    Velcro

    My head feels like velcro. Not the soft kind, the hard uncomfortable type. I kid you not! About half of my hair has fallen out, and the other half is hanging tight.…