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Archive: 10 2011
Bumpyboobs
Oct
25

I’ve just gotten back from my very first support group.  My feelings are mixed, much like they were before going. Now – okay, fair enough. You might ask, ‘Hey Catherine, why are you scared of support groups when this entire website is one giant support system?’ And you’d be totally justified. And then you… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Oct
18

Have you ever heard of palliative care?  Maybe the word has been tossed around in the background, or perhaps its realities have been shoved in your face. Me – I’ve heard of it before, and actually benefited from palliative care during the several months of chemotherapy, but here’s the trick: I didn’t… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

Bumpyboobs
Oct
12

Okay! Today is exciting because today is the day that launches a new website called Narrative Nipple. (Whooohoooo! Yeah, Baby!) What’s Narrative Nipple? Are nipples suddenly talking? Well – if you’ve ever had a breast cancer scare or worse, you know there’s a story to tell and, yes, it boils down to breasts.… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Oct
04

“This is your time. This time we are for you.” Last year around October, that was my French Canadian grandmother of ninety-one years, Lulu, cheering me onward as we spoke over skype (as I tried to look ‘healthy’ with my bald head and worn out expression, since no one wants to look sick in front of their… Read More

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. After three years NED, cancer reappeared and pushed me to stage four. This blog captures life despite cancer. With international relocations, job search drama, fighting off apartment vermin, falling deeply in love and more. Life is challenging, but nevertheless inspiring and that’s what Bumpboobs is all about. You can find me over at @Bumpyboobs on Twitter, and hey - I wrote a lovely fiction novel! - over at http://www.CatherineBrunelle.com

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