The emotional fallout of cancer takes a heavy toll. Experiencing your feelings in your own way, at your own pace, can be a challenge.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – … More
A few months after my mastectomy and TRAM flap reconstruction, I had it out with the light fixture in my … More
“[W]e need never be ashamed of our tears …” – Charles Dickens One of the things I’ve come to accept … More
I had my mastectomy on a Wednesday. I think it was Friday morning, when the anesthesia finally wore off, that … More
Worrying and cancer go hand-in-hand. It’s possible to take a step back from excessive worrying and give yourself a break.
The triumph can’t be had without the struggle. Wilma Rudolph In the five years since my cancer diagnosis, I’ve struggled with … More
No one likes to hear, “It’s all in your mind.” But, what if we have the “biological and neurological machinery” … More