Maintaining distance

Social distancing day 10,548:   Not working today, so lazing at home.   Agenda: Discussed the news with the hubs. Made menu and grocery list for next two weeks. Studying my Spanish book. Getting ready for a continuing education webcast. Gave the cat her flea treatment.   Living the dream?… Continue reading

What drives you?

It’s that time of year again. Pinktober. It is a time where we are bombarded with pink so that we are “aware” of breast cancer.   Is there really anyone at this point who is not aware of breast cancer?   For those of us who have experienced it,  it… Continue reading

The rainbow connection

I’m taking a day off from being a breast cancer survivor.   No, really, it’s true.  I am using my soapbox for another crucial cause.  It’s all about this.   Cancer.   OK I was half-lying.  I am talking about cancer in general.  Believe me, I would really like to… Continue reading

Tell it like it is

This is the next installment in my series of pet peeves about breast cancer…     We have things that people say that grind our gears.  I have heard it all.   I’m a warrior.   I’ll beat this.   Chemo isn’t that bad.   I just have to push… Continue reading

In the end

I have the angry music playing today.  The heart-pounding, I would like to scream, but I’m at work so I can’t kind of music.  The kind that dries my angry tears and lets me get back to business.   Specifically, I have an earworm from Linkin Park.   “In the… Continue reading

Knowing when to shut up

I talk to lots of ladies who are at various stages in their breast cancer journeys.   I make no secret of the fact that my mission in life now is educating anyone who will listen to me on breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.  I have learned so much through… Continue reading