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Baby steps...#MondayBlogs

Short, but sweet tonight.

Today was another 6 month follow up with my oncologist. I’ve been so looking forward to graduating to that 1 visit per year stage that I was pretty disappointed when some of my labs didn’t let that happen six months ago. 154 more words

New Normal

When Doctors Became Monsters

Supposedly, I have a life-threatening melanoma due  to a birthmark that they call a cancerous lesion. The surgeon who was not a dermatologist took a sample smaller than recommended and I should never have been diagnosed with cancer. 197 more words

Misanthropic News

My Mother

For almost two decades
She has fought;
Battling chaos within her DNA
Unwitnessed by the passer by, as
Illness lay masked behind her constant smile. 136 more words

Poetry

He went away to die. 

I received the letter in the mail that he was closing his practice. All of my records would be sent to the State and be available for five years. 272 more words

Life

A whirlwind of perfect moments

Wow.

That’s the only word I can really think of to describe how I feel right now. It’s been an emotional five days, perfect but emotional all the same. 3,822 more words

People and things...

I feel things so much more deeply these days. I was told this would happen…

One of the first “whoa” moments (yes, it’s a modification of the great O’s “aha” but I can’t just be re-using coined phrases, can I?), came a few days after my diagnosis. 1,366 more words

Cancer

Round-up aka Glyphosate

I used to tell lies. I didn’t know it at the time, but lies were coming out of my mouth every time a customer asked me about Round-up. 589 more words

Health And Our Food