I’m a crowd watcher. As a rather introverted individual, I find crowd watching much preferable to actually drawing people into open conversation–much less threatening to my quiet and mundane existence, I guess. It also entails a lot less energy and allows you to stay comfortably in the middle of your comfort zone; no messy entanglements […]
Anniversaries…the Joy & the Sorrow
Anniversaries are interesting things. They help us keep track of the important events in our lives. They remind us of good times, good people, good memories…usually. I have one anniversary that I have been dreading for four years. It is not a reminder of good times, good memories…it is, however, a memory of one good […]
Survivor, Warrior, or What?
There is an ongoing discussion among those of us who have faced breast cancer…really, I guess for those who have faced any chronic illness. How do we classify ourselves after treatment, when the doctors have sent us home to live our lives? Are we in remission? Are we cured? Are we a survivor, a warrior, […]
Today, I found out that one of my Pink Sisters (fellow breast cancer warrior) is in the final stages of life on this earth. This is a beautiful, vibrant woman who should be enjoying MANY more years of laughter, fun and joy with her three beautiful daughters…instead, she is no longer able to communicate with […]