Healthy Habits for Life

I have been asked to write an article for the Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation’s newsletter, regarding Breast Cancer Awareness Month, discussing any topics I feel important to share with women about breast health. So I thought that I’d share what I wrote with all of you! ——- October is here and it’s time to remind […]

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The Day My Life Changed

On this day, three years ago, my life changed–hopefully, forever. August 21, 2009, was the day I received my breast cancer diagnosis. I was immediately swept into the spinning vortex of doctors, tests, surgeries, drugs, and ever-shifting emotions. Most days I felt as if I was trying to walk on quicksand, never knowing when the […]

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Sticks and Stones

Vacations are wonderful things. You get to go to new places, see new things, try new experiences, or simply see old places in a new light. And sometimes you get to learn things about yourself that you don’t learn in your everyday world. My family and I just got back from our annual visit to […]

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A Touchy Subject

The girls in my support group got onto quite an interesting topic the other day–the breast cancer patient/survivor’s love life. While this is not a topic I want to delve into in the wide open spaces of the internet, suffice it to say, it IS a very important topic for the cancer patient and their […]

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A Laundry List of Gains & Losses

Today I am two…sort of. Actually, today is the second anniversary of my last chemo treatment. In one more year, I will be removed from the every-three-month oncology checkups and added to the every-six-month checkup list, which is a very good thing. I am two-thirds of the way through the highest “danger zone” for a […]

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We keep losing…or do we?

As I’ve said before, I belong to an online support group for women who have battled, or are battling, triple negative breast cancer. We come from all walks of life, all economic backgrounds, and different countries. Yet we are bonded by a common journey…the battle of breast cancer…the battle for LIFE. TNBC is an uncommon, […]

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