I wrote recently about some of the practical lessons that I found myself having to learn rather quickly in dealing with two separate diagnoses of early stage breast cancer. 1,105 more words
Tags » Survivorship
Today marks exactly two and one half years since the date of my cancer diagnosis.
Two point five.
I had meant to write this post about something else and then I came to that realization of this anniversary, this fucking cancerversary . 302 more words
These past three months I have learned the wonderful, important word “survivorship.” At the cancer center where I receive care, “survivorship” means life’s physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, economic, social, and political aspects affecting the quality and quantity of life after treatment. 1,260 more words
I’ve been really busy lately. Between pet photo shoots, cycling and learning German, I’m surprised I don’t forget about more appointments.
I’ve finished a round of physiotherapy for a tendon in my left foot, had another ganglion cyst drained on same foot (which is not the same foot that had the first ganglion), seen the dermatologist about a weird blistery thing on my toe, only to learn it was another ganglion-like cyst and had it drained, the spent time figuring out how to pack everything I need for 40 days in Germany into one carryon piece of luggage. 480 more words