Monthly Archives: February 2011

We All Have Stuff

I’m starting this post without knowing exactly where it’s going.  I would like to rant, but my feelings are too hurt to let anger win out.  I’d like to revel in the kindness of friends, but I can’t right now … Continue reading

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Fixing Me

I was a true city girl.  I’d gone to NYU, fell in love with the city and never left. There was so much to love.  I could walk everywhere, eat exotic food any time of day or night.  Always a … Continue reading

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One Moment in Time

I had been warned, told to take the Valium.  People would cringe and squeeze their hands as they spoke about it.  It would hurt, they said.  No way around it. Three needles, one at a time, directly in and around … Continue reading

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Can We Know Too Much?

The school nurse called about 10 this morning.  That’s never good.  My youngest was in her office complaining of a stomachache and it must be serious… he didn’t want to eat his snack.  Could I come get him? Yes, I … Continue reading

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The Male Perspective

It’s easy and understandable to get so wrapped up in a breast cancer diagnosis that you lose sight of those around you, those that love you.  As focus turns inward, it’s sometimes difficult to recognize breast cancer’s reach to family … Continue reading

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Make My Day

Can I just say, “Yaay!!!” A couple of days ago, I unexpectedly received the following email from a friend. By the way…I had my annual gyn appt today, and I scheduled my mammo for next year while I was there.  … Continue reading

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Brave or Fearless

Are we brave?    I know many people think we are.  We’re told often enough by people never having dealt with breast cancer, but are we truly brave?  Is it brave to face the fears in the room simply because … Continue reading

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