Monthly Archives: March 2012


It’s been a month since I was diagnosed with breast cancer again. It’s been 3 weeks since finding out it’s stage IV. I can’t believe that just a month ago, I was walking around thinking I was completely healthy and … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, The Unknown

I admit it, I’m a control freak. I hate not being in control, and I have to tell you, cancer leaves you feeling completely out of control. It’s a horrible feeling. But, perhaps, it’s God’s way of reminding me that … Continue reading

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Roller Coasters

I’ve always loved roller coasters. They’re my favorite ride at amusement parks. I love the anticipation of climbing the huge hill, knowing the thrill of the plunge I’m about to take. Racing around each corner, not knowing what lies ahead, … Continue reading


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From Bad to Worse

It started out as such a good day. I received word from the oncologist that after further examination of the mammogram, ultrasound, and consultation with other oncologists, a bi-lateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction was recommended and advised. Decision made! Now … Continue reading

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Over? Under? Around?

It’s only been a week since I learned of my 2nd breast cancer diagnosis. A week? Really? It feels like a month! So much has happened in a week, and yet, nothing has happened. If I had my choice, I … Continue reading

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Here I go again.

I think I knew as soon as I opened the letter from the radiologist. Of course lots of women are called back to have additional images after a mammogram. But, once you have been through breast cancer once, additional images … Continue reading

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