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After Surgery

I have struggled to write a follow up to my mastectomy surgery. It has been a very long and stressful couple weeks and I didn’t want my thoughts to come across bitchy. 461 more words



Last Wednesday we met with Dr. Gradishar at Northwestern. Long story short, there isn’t anything he can do for me right now with certainty. There are two clinical trials going on right now and there just isn’t enough evidence that they would do much to help me. 395 more words


Armpit Love - A Bonus Post for my Cancer Brothers and Sisters, Survivors and Thrivers

Good Morning, my Friends!

I wanted to re-tool this post I published some time ago.  I remade another batch of this homemade deodorant and just find it to be so fantastic I had to tell you about it again.   779 more words


Not what I was expecting! 

This morning I woke up quite happy – the drugs had worked well, I slept well and it was nice to be in my own home . 257 more words

Sick Anatomy Saturday: The Lymphatic System

Good Morning, All!

I apologize for not writing the last couple of days- as we speak, I am currently visiting a family friend, who has been like an uncle to me, and he is in the last two weeks of his life. 226 more words

Future Doctor

Brush Up on What's Good for You!

Life Hack: Get Glowing Skin while Detoxing, in 2 minutes!

“How”, you ask? Dry Skin Brushing!

It’s instant gratification, super easy and it’s the cheapest way to see and feel major benefits to your skin right away! 362 more words

What happens in Hodgkin's lymphoma, exactly?

What is it?

Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects a type of white cells called lymphocytes. Typical symptoms include a painless enlargement of one or many lymph nodes, fever, sweating at night, and loosing weight. 609 more words