Posts Tagged ‘young adult cancer’

Is It Ever “Just” A Headache Anymore?

The night of my first chemo treatment was one of the worst of my life running a very close second to the night my husband was killed. I remember being home alone laying on the couch when the worst headache of my life began. The pain was so intense I was crying. It was all centered right above my eyes...
March 2nd, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Boobie Bracelets. . . Are They Offensive?

I have referred to my breast’s as “boob’s” for years never thinking anything of it. In my book Breastless in the City I used that word quite often. For me it is just a way to lighten up things when talking about breast cancer. I certainly didn’t think it was an offensive...
February 9th, 2010 | Life After Cancer, Uncategorized | Read More

It’s Only Skin Cancer. . . Right??

This is what I heard someone say recently. I have to admit it startled me. And this person had skin cancer. I couldn’t help but wonder why she would say something like that. And then I wondered how many others felt the same way. As a breast cancer survivor I am glad there is a ton of awareness...
January 20th, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

What Calms You ??

I took this picture over the weekend. The weather was so beautiful with windows to the fall. All I had to do was walk across the street from our house and it was like I went to another world. Whether it is the ocean or a lake, water has always had a calming effect on me. I love to just sit and look...
September 29th, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

I Had Cancer. . . Does That Revoke My Right To Sweat The Small Stuff??

I have been pondering this a lot lately. Probably because I have been struggling with an anxious mind in recent days. When I am anxious I worry. When I worry I tend to complain. I hate when I am like that. I swore to myself that if I survived cancer I would never complain again. Not about a bad...
August 1st, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More

The Hair Thing

On  SATC when Samantha was diagnosed with breast cancer and faced losing her hair she went wig shopping. As she sat in the chair trying on a few wigs, disliking most of them, she told the wig guy “my hair is my thing”  And isn’t that so true.  I know it was for me. I had a harder...
June 23rd, 2009 | Life After Cancer | Read More