Today, October 1st, is National Black Dog Day. Seriously. I thought it was a joke when I was first introduced to it. But, after I… continue reading
If you are a dog lover (actually even if you’re not a dog lover), please be prepared to have your heart melt when you watch… continue reading
Surgery is scheduled at 7:00 am on Tuesday to exchange my expanders for implants. As much as I don’t want to admit it, I’m a… continue reading
Since my FBC (F-bomb breast cancer) diagnosis, when circumstances have been especially difficult for me, I have tried to put things into perspective by reflecting… continue reading
Today, we celebrated Buzz’s Birthday. He is (yes, you guessed it): Finally Five. Buzz is now not to be confused with our daughter, who… continue reading
Since my return, he has been a Stage 5 Clinger…glued to my hip. And I admit to loving every minute…
I have now entered a space in my breast cancer treatment in which the marginal benefits of chemo cannot be measured. The point at which we do no harm.
Hearing this was a watershed moment for me in which I realized that more chemo is not necessarily better. Sometimes, more chemo is just that: more chemo.
Having breast cancer does not mean losing one’s sense of style! Wearing scarves everyday has really made me think about what I wear. Time and time again, I go back to wearing black and white because it is a blank canvas on which to layer colors and fun accessories.
I was reflecting today on how my life (and this FBC period) has been enhanced by our newly adopted dog, Buzz. Despite his… continue reading
FBC has taught me to pay attention. To the little things. And to enjoy every potentially enjoyable moment. Not in a fatalistic way, but in… continue reading