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The Killings At Badger’s Drift*

In hospital with my little badger (see attached photo). Have been through the operation and now am sitting up in bed. Dad is here.

They remove… 136 more words

The Spiral Staircase*

“So, we sent off the fluid to the lab and I’m afraid that there are cancer cells in it,” the respiratory consultant says. We’re sitting in his office. 206 more words

Check Check Check...

Your boobies, bangers, bee stings, fried eggs, milky orbes..

Whatever your name for them, please check!

It was a few days before I had finished feeding Piglet. 991 more words

T-Cells! (Or how to pull up your big girl panties)

What’s this? A music teacher writing about T-cells? That’s only the half of it y’all…

Last summer at the National Breast Cancer Coalition‘s Project LEAD Institute, my study group and I were charged with giving a talk about immunology to our fellow advocates-in-training. 549 more words


I used to take them for granted. Hell, I used to think they were just okay, not perky enough or not big enough. I certainly never thought I’d up and lose one. 103 more words


To the End of "Boob Issues"

My birthday week was a bit disastrous, It was sadly filled with more downs than ups as I managed to develop a seroma in my right breast ( 766 more words


Next Steps - Checking the Tatas!

In January, I began my next stage of cancer screening. Since I’m at an increased risk of developing lobular breast cancer (thanks to this pesky CDH1 mutation), I have been advised to have both annual mammograms and MRI scans from the age of 30. 793 more words