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Bumpyboobs
Archive: 12 2011
Bumpyboobs
Dec
28

Late at night, once Zsolt has finally come to bed (I’ve already been there for an hour, reading my Terry Pratchett), we lay together in the darkness beneath our four layers of duvets and blankets, and we talk. We speculate. We console. And inevitably  one of us will begin asking:  The ‘Ifs’ . . . “What if I… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Dec
21

Okay – last post before Christmas arrives! Personally, this is a huge marker in my life: ONE YEAR post-chemotherapy. I had this big, serious post all written out about late-night wonderings until I realized that hey, it’s Christmas time. So I’ve schedule that other post for next week. Because it can… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Dec
14

Now I realise that success should not be measured in material gain. Giant homes, diamond rings, oil fields and speedy yachts parked in Monaco for the winter can’t make you happy unless you have friends, family and time in which to share the joy (these are just some examples, feel free to define your own idea… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Dec
06

This morning I was productive. Some days this can happen. I woke up early, tided the house, ran on the elliptical, ate breakfast and went to the post office. Along with a stack of Christmas cards (almost entirely addressed to friends in England) I mailed an envelope to my local children’s hospital. Really,… 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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