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From the Other Side of Surgery

The last ten days has felt like a trip through multiple time zones. I have moved in and out of emotional states quicker than I could land in any of them. 921 more words

Breast Cancer


So I am standing in the kitchen, looking at a 2 quart canning jar, thinking…… I just want to pick that up and throw it! Just to hear the shatter, the break, the chaos! 398 more words


“Hi, I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.”

A slow growing, less than 2 cm infiltrating ductal carcinoma. It’s grade 1, so basically as good as it can get for bad news. 808 more words

Shiny Things


As many of you already know I knit breasts… yes, that’s not a spelling mistake (although I do also knit beasts)… breasts.

The wonderful charity… 343 more words


May 22, 2015: It's Been a Good, Good Day

It’s Been A Good, Good Day, So Some Randomness

The Friday after the 3rd round of chemo in a cycle doesn’t normally treat me so kindly, so thank you for all your prayers. 512 more words

Breast Cancer

May 21, 2015

The nights have been warmer, and the dew lays heavily on the grass this morning.

It’s unusual to have this warmth without it being dry. You would think that after twelve years in the desert I could take the heat.  855 more words

Woman posts 'boob picture' on Facebook to help save lives

A woman who lives in the United Kingdom posted a photo of her breast on Facebook in hopes of saving lives.

On May 11, a week before she was scheduled for a mastectomy, Lisa Royle posted a photo of her breast on Facebook to show how subtle dimples can be an early sign of breast cancer. 166 more words