Springtime in Cancerland

This morning I stepped outside, and I noticed that some of the early blooming trees have started sprouting leaf buds, and it took me back to last year. It was Springtime when I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer last year, and I had also just moved to my little corner of rural Iowa a... Continue Reading →

So many feelings….

What an emotional basket case I have been this morning. The first thing I laid eyes on this morning was a post by a woman I follow on Facebook and Instagram. She is very young and very beautiful and she has metastatic breast cancer. She is a single parent with three kids, ages ten and... Continue Reading →

Oncologist tomorrow

I have an appointment with my oncologist tomorrow, and I would really like to ask if you would all please pray for wisdom for my doctor. I have a very difficult cancer. Lobular breast cancer does not show up well on scans. What I have showed up in a bump in a conspicuous place I... Continue Reading →

Marijuana to fight cancer

Hey there and happy 4/21 everybody, particularly those of you who celebrated 4/20 in the right spirit. I used to be a regular pot smoker when I was younger, but gave it up for most of the years after I became a mom, which is almost 40 years ago now. I took it up again,... Continue Reading →

Breast Cancer Journey

Well now. It just occurred to me that the featured image I chose for this article is a quote from someone who died of breast cancer. Deep breath. Onward and upward. It has been ten days now since I completed my last radiation therapy treatment for breast cancer, and I am sitting here nursing some... Continue Reading →

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