Cancer Is Really Crappy

Still looking over my shoulder. While this amazon may be accidental, it was no accident that I started this blog on New Year’s Day. The great thing about New Year’s is the symbolic relief of leaving the past behind. On January 1st, 2009, I was hoping to leave breast cancer behind. Silly me. I was […]

What’s Wrong With Pink?

“If we continue making progress at this current rate, it will take more than five hundred years to end breast cancer.” — Fran Visco, President of the National Breast Cancer Coalition Searching For Answers I know this sweetheart of a nurse practitioner named Dierdre who works for the local gastroenterologists — the GI guys, a.k.a. […]

Excuse Me

“Don’t mind if I fall apart. There’s more room in a broken heart.” — Carly Simon, “Coming Around Again” This could go down as the most disorganized blog post I’ve written so far. We’ll just have to see. I don’t know where to begin. I don’t even know whether I should try to organize this […]

Click And Be Powerful

Sooner or later, each of us will find ourselves in a doctor’s waiting room with a clipboard in our laps. On this clipboard will be a very long form or three regarding our medical history. You will be asked if you’ve ever suffered from conditions you’ve never even heard of, and will puzzle over whether […]