Tag Archives: Cancer

The Coping Dance: Cancer and Mental Health

It’s been months since I could do this. Write. Aside from tweeting and the occasional Facebook post or text, I could not work up the mental stamina to write more than a few paragraphs which I reserved for personal emails.  … Continue reading

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Metastatic in the Land of the Living

Originally published in The Huffington Post / HuffPoWomen, on June 26, 2013 My world is going by too fast. The volume is up before I leave my bed in the morning. I try to rein it in, but there is … Continue reading

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Angelina’s Decision

I woke up this morning and read about Ms Jolie’s brave and I daresay, wise decision, to have a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy. To most people who don’t have high risk factors or the disease, this might seem extreme. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Unavoidable Truth: When Your Kids Can Google Your Prognosis

Originally published in ModernMom, October 2012 The first time I was diagnosed with breast cancer, it was already Stage II. I was in the middle of a divorce and had no children. The non-stop drama of those events are chronicled … Continue reading

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