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Bumpyboobs
Bumpyboobs
Jul
03

Life has been nice these past 2 weeks. When I think back to this time last year . . . well, let’s not do that right now. Instead, let me tell you just a little about how awesome it is to take a holiday for real. Read More

Bumpyboobs
Jun
05

While cruising the internet today, I ran across the story of Sharon Jones, a singer & songwriter who recently underwent treatment for pancreatic cancer. While the music in her latest album was written before she was diagnosed, obviously some of the songs took on whole new meanings afterward. When I listened… Read More

Bumpyboobs
May
29

It certainly helps to have an achor during the difficult moments. For me that anchor is my man. So on our five year wedding anniversary, here is my post describing a resolution made many years ago that still holds true today:   I have this memory burned into my mind. This memory is me at a train station… Read More

Bumpyboobs
May
08

So, upon my request, my oncology and CT appointments are being moved. It’s funny, a lot of this business with cancer really does take place in the mind. I happen to be in the very fortunate circumstance where there isn’t any pain. Many others don’t have that luxury, but I do and I am thankful for this… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Apr
08

Hello and happy Monday! I’m actually writing this on the previous Friday, but am imagining it’s Monday for the sake of timing. Let’s visualize Monday together: start of the week, five days till another mini two-day vacation, hung over from all that grocery shopping and cleaning you did on the weekend. I can… Read More

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Bumpyboobs
bumpyboobs
Member since
Feb 03, 2011

I was diagnosed with breast cancer a few days after my one year wedding anniversary. That was a shocker. Since then I had a mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and am now 3 years NED. With international relocations, job search drama, fighting off apartment vermin, falling deeply in love and now navigating fertility, the impact of a cancer diagnosis has been far reaching; life is challenging, but nevertheless inspiring and that’s what Bumpboobs is all about. (And okay, the cockroaches in my apartment had nothing to do with cancer. Thank goodness for the normal things!)

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