COVID Vaccine, Part II

In preparation for the 2nd COVID vaccine shot on Tuesday, the 2nd of February, I again stopped taking Kisquali a week beforehand. I had regularly scheduled bloodwork on Thursday, the 28th of January, and my WBC were up over 3, so that was a good sign that the adjusted schedule did have an affect on … Continue reading COVID Vaccine, Part II

Remembering Family History on my Mom’s Birthday

Today is my Mom's birthday and I cannot articulate how much I appreciate having a relationship with her, not just because of her support of my living with MBC, but also as a friend and as a role model for living as a woman and mom. She looks and presents much much younger than her … Continue reading Remembering Family History on my Mom’s Birthday

Dynamic/Invisible Disability

I've written a lot about labels and fitting into groups of people or feeling a part of a group of people. I think that means I think about it a lot. Bottom line, as I've said over and over, belonging and feeling accepted is fundamental and words/labels really do matter, especially when you are a … Continue reading Dynamic/Invisible Disability

Webinars from 2020 in Partnership with SurvivingBreastCancer.org!

In 2020, we lost so many beautiful precious souls from the MBC Community and I really struggled. I wrote about losing my dear friend, Emily Garnett, in a post earlier this year called Love and Grief; Grief and Love and there are so many others we've lost since then. As I was searching for some … Continue reading Webinars from 2020 in Partnership with SurvivingBreastCancer.org!

Tattoos, Part II

I've written before about how getting tattoos has helped recapture and redeem the parts of my body that have been adversely affected by breast cancer. You can access my initial post, Tattoos, Part I, and read about the first four (4) tattoos that I had done starting in 2019. In the latter part of 2020, … Continue reading Tattoos, Part II

GOODBYE 2020, HELLO 2021

I'm not sure there has ever been a year that I've been more excited to see over. I suspect that I'm not alone in thinking this; however, I do caution myself that the years changing is just a construct, the issues we face individually and collectively throughout 2020 are still present and will still need … Continue reading GOODBYE 2020, HELLO 2021