Life after the battle

Lately I have been thinking a lot about life after cancer. Maybe this seems like an obvious thing to do. Many people daydream about life after difficult or challenging times ...

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A farewell letter to my hair

Dear hair, Now that you are (mostly) gone it seemed appropriate to say a few words, to remember the good times we had and to rehash how it all ended. ...

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Having breast cancer… in Uganda

It is very easy to forget how privileged we are, especially in the face of something like breast cancer. I complain all the time about all the testing, the procedures, ...

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What it feels like… (5 weeks in)

I can’t believe it’s been 5 weeks since my diagnosis. It feels like a whole entire lifetime has been squeezed into these handful of days that have passed. So what ...

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Rethinking the pink (or my take on Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

Alright wonderful people. It’s time for me to get real here for a second. I want to talk about something that has been on my mind a lot lately and ...

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Survival Mode

I wanted to start off by saying thanks for all of the positive vibes and well-wishes you sent my way this weekend, especially on Friday, as I was getting my ...

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A Heartbreaking Work

Recently the book, “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius” has been coming to mind a lot. And it’s not just because the book begins with a tragic set of cancer ...

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Future Baby Mama Drama

First, happy breast cancer awareness month! I will have much more to say on how I feel about having a disease that has a month, color and yogurt devoted to ...

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