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Archive: 07 2011
both sides
Jul
29

Trust is the Opposite of Fear

As I put together my scrapbooking this week of endless lovely cards and stories of my journey from last year, it takes me back to intensely feeling what it was like - a sensation that is not all good. As a doctor, I am analyzing every twinge, knowing too much and trying to push those thoughts away. It was… Read More

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afreshchapter
Jul
28

"What If We Were The Ones Broke Down & Torn?"

I wrote and shared the post below earlier this week on my personal blog, A Fresh Chapter, and debated until now about whether I should share it here. For those of you still slogging through treatment, I don't want you to think I am minimizing how awful cancer is. But, my heart is also breaking for the families… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Jul
28

Worry and Panic and Fear, Oh My!

I was waiting for a bus last night after having dinner with friends. As the cars drove by, I thought to myself 'If a car were to run off the road and hit me, all of my hard word since March will have been for nothing and will be wasted on a car accident.' That thought led to another; I wondered if my life's… Read More

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Bumpyboobs
Jul
27

Menstration vs Menopause: Aunt Flow pays a visit

Oh my goodness – and yes, I do feel like a 12-year-old in the middle school bathroom – after one year of running dry (thanks to both chemotherapy and Zolodex, although while Zolodex took away my ovulation . . . chemotherapy may have taken away my fertility, grrr) suddenly, this past Sunday, I woke up to… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Jul
25

The ABCs of Breast Cancer Treatment; Before You Get Started

This week has been great! I try to take advantage of the days when I feel good by getting out and about. I am trapped in the house during the week following chemo so I try to do as much as I possible can (including taking the odd nap here and there) on non-chemo weeks. I spent the week with my mom and got to… Read More

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