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friends...what friends??.......

I am more than aware that if you want a strong readership of your blog you must a) write frequently, and b) respond with urgency to all comments…..sigh – it would seem I have failed on both counts, but to be fair to myself, I didn’t start this blog to get 500,000 readers a day. 249 more words

To Do List


We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.

Michelle Obama


TO DO LIST (not in chronological order)

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Breast Cancer

Home, Let Me Come Home

I came home Thursday afternoon. It was a rough journey. There’s a lot of road construction going on between my parent’s house and the highway so we’ve been going over the dirt roads to get to Dartmouth. 1,668 more words

Breast Cancer

Lucky #7

In the middle of my little mess, I forget how big I’m blessed.

Times like these are when I need to remind myself how blessed I am.

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The Pity Party

For a very long time I have thought about writing a blog on my life with breast cancer. Six years ago, at age 40,after my first mammogram, I was diagnosed, treated and a “survivor” for 5 years, when BAM!, my 6th annual mammo. 610 more words

Breast Cancer

Hospital Diaries Continued

Same disclaimer: may include some gross details, but again you’re reading my blog about going through breast cancer… Also I had a mixed experience of being in the hospital and dealing with the chaos of all the personnel that you interact with and change over. 3,599 more words


Psychological Recovery from Prophylactic Mastectomy

I generally don’t talk about my personal life here. There are a lot of BRCA+ blogs that deal with the personal experiences of individual women, and I want… 867 more words