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A normal, pre-scheduled breast MRI goes from bad to worse… There are times in your life when things just don’t seem to go the way you want. The past few weeks have been one of those seasons for me. October is normally when I have my 6-month mammogram and surgeon check, as well as my […]
These past couple of weeks have been (and will continue to be) filled with doctors’ appointments, errands and commitments, but my terrific hubby and I managed to sneak away Monday morning for a drive through the North Georgia mountains to look at the fall colors. Because Hurricane Sandy and the arctic cold front had already […]
Feeling a bit hypocritical today. I spend my time writing about the everyday joys in the everyday ups and downs of life. I spend my time “preaching” this concept to my kids, and anyone else who will listen. After spending a year of my life fighting cancer, seeking out moments of joy is paramount to […]
Today is my third birthday…sort of. On this day, three incredibly long years ago, my wonderfully talented surgeon removed the tumors that were invisibly and silently killing me–and gave me new life. A new life I was temporarily unable to enjoy, while more doctors and nurses filled my veins with toxic chemicals and radiation designed […]
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 […]
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 […]