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Chemo Brain...the Likely Culprit.

I just wanted to update you quickly after my appointment with my neurologist yesterday. While it’s quite cathartic to write humorous posts to deal with difficult situations, I felt I needed to stop being the clown and remove the mask. 433 more words

Confused by veterinary oncology terminology? Let me help you figure it all out!

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are confusing topics. When complicated terminology is combined with the anxiety associated with a diagnosis of cancer, it’s easy to understand how things become blurry.   999 more words

Veterinary Cancer

Stem Cells For Dummies: Part 1.....

My thoughts exactly especially when I was studying Elijah’s 5th grade science last Spring on the life cycle of plants.  Now, I feel like I know a little more than I should thanks to WebMD and Google.   843 more words


Breast cancer lesson 157: It takes time to heal

I have lost a nail. Now, if this had been as a result of an ill-timed run up the stairs or poor football move, it wouldn’t exactly be headline news. 397 more words

Breast Cancer

And the verdict is in.....

PET scan is clean.  So why do I feel like we got the “guilty” verdict and a prison sentence anyway?  When I was asked how I felt today, I thought….”indifferent”.   762 more words


what wig?

My first experience with a wig fitting was at the American Cancer Society.  Someone at the hospital had referred me to them as a viable option for a wig.  642 more words

Breast Cancer

make-up magic

I’ve written a lot about the awareness of inner beauty that I developed while undergoing chemo (see my post, “beauty and the beast“); however, that doesn’t mean that a girl doesn’t want to try and look her best while going through hell and back.  345 more words

Breast Cancer