Fall is upon us. My Granddaughter is eight months old already, and it's time for scans.
Tag: breast cancer
The term survivor doesn't seem to resonate universally, so why do we feel the need to assign lables to ourselves when it comes to cancer?
Just when I thought I was out, a celebrity died of metastatic breast cancer and I got pulled back in with all the inaccuracies.
The benefits of waking up first are enjoying my coffee & snuggling with my dog while catching up with what happened while I slept.
Social Media tends to bond people with similarities. Similar interests, hobbies, music and even illnesses. Cancer is one of one of those illnesses that bonds people rather quickly. Especially terminal Cancer. We are a group of people that bond over treatments, side effects, helpful hints, advice, support groups and stories of when diagnosis happened. Deb … Continue reading Until We Meet Again
The following is a speech I gave in Buffalo in support of Medical Aid in Dying Laws for New York State I'm a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister and an aunt. I'm also a supporter and advocate of Aid-in-Dying laws in NYS and I'd like to tell you why. In August of 2013, … Continue reading Sharing My Story With Compassion & Choices for the NYS Aid-In-Dying Campaign
Ask anyone. Living with Cancer is a total mind fuck and if you're living with Metastatic (terminal) Cancer like I am it's a never ending mind fuck roller coaster. Monthly blood work to see if the cancer is waking up and planning a move. Regular scans to see if your insides are glowing. You stay … Continue reading The Mind F*ck
Today was a very special day. As parents we 'check of' the various milestones our children reach and make mental notes of those that have yet to come. When you have a terminal illness you find yourself playing a kind of 'beat the clock' between yourself and these milestones. Hoping that you'll still be around … Continue reading A Very Special Day