Monthly Archives

November 2015

  • Breast Cancer

    One Year Ago Today…

    One year ago today (early morning on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving) I was at Martha Jefferson Hospital undergoing a surgical biopsy of my right breast. Mom and Dad were here to hang…

  • Breast Cancer, Life & Parenting

    The “Holey” Ones

    Holy? No, no, not the Pope and such, but seashells. “Holey”, then. I like the holey ones. You know the ones, the seashells with holes. And not just the shells with one…

  • Breast Cancer

    A New Perspective

    December 1. That date has lingered in the back of my head and the forefront of my thoughts throughout this year. I have wanted to run from it. Escaping it any way…

  • Breast Cancer

    The Way It Is

    This week involved a trip back to my oncologist. I adore her, but I don’t love going in for an appointment. For the last five weeks I have been coughing. Five weeks,…