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 ...

All of the feelings (Day 14)

Alright, guys, back from Maine and feeling refreshed and ready to knock out what is hopefully my last week of 10 zillion appointments. Seriously, I am pretty sure by the ...

Aggressive

My cancer has been described to me as “aggressive,” which feels like a really good word to describe a large lump that invades your body and takes over your life. ...

What it feels like to be diagnosed with breast cancer (Day 5)

Pretty overwhelming! It’s not yet overwhelming in a “oh my goodness I have a horrible disease” or a “life is so unfair” or even a “I am having so many ...

Brave

Brave is a word I am not used to hearing so often. It’s especially a word I am not used to hearing in reference to myself and my life.  I ...

What it feels like to be diagnosed with breast cancer (Day 1)

It definitely wasn’t what I expected. I expected the diagnosis, by the time it came around, but I didn’t expect the feelings that followed. The radiologist had said “very suspicious.” ...