Category Archives: advice

pink torrent

Today I’m going to volunteer my time in a local mall sitting at a table for two hours. (Westroads Mall – my shift is from 2-4 if anyone wants to come by!) The Komen people are hosting some kind of … Continue reading

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Action and Indecision

As I’ve interacted with women who learn they have breast cancer, I’ve noticed two main responses. Initially, of course, every person responds with shock. Then they go numb. I’ve experienced this myself twice! It’s like the room gets dark and … Continue reading

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2 Important Points

I just spoke with the friend of a woman who found out this morning that she has breast cancer. She doesn’t yet know what stage it is, whether or not it is estrogen receptive or any other vital details. But … Continue reading

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a doctor’s insight

My last post received a response from a doctor that was kind and insightful. I thought I’d copy it here in case anyone doesn’t read other responses. I don’t want you to miss his input! Here is his excellent advice: … Continue reading

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biopsy experiences

I want to begin by expressing my gratitude for many amazing medical professionals who have helped me immensely through my two-time battle with breast cancer.  My goal in writing about some of my unfortunate and unnecessarily painful experiences is to … Continue reading

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Killer Cancer Comments (and bluntly honest advice)

When I joined that unfortunate group, people with cancer, I began to encounter folks who had plenty to say about it. All of a sudden people become uninhibited. Everyone had a cancer story, and they wanted to tell it to … Continue reading

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