Getting a cancer diagnosis pulls the rug out from under your life. It's a struggle to give up expectations and learn to accept the unknown.
Question: How many cancer patients does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: A few months after my April 15, 2009, mastectomy and TRAM flap reconstruction, I changed a light bulb. The light fixture had a cover which I removed to get to the bulb. Everything went well until I tried to reattach the [...]
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. Woody Allen As cancer survivors, we know that plans get interrupted - big time. Whatever we were doing when we heard the words, "You have cancer," immediately gets put on the back burner and our lives shoot off in an entirely different direction. There [...]
Today I have to talk about the firestorm ignited by Andrea Mitchell, who announced that she is “now among the 1 in 8 women in this country -- incredibly 1 in 8 -- who have had breast cancer." She went on to say that, "For you women out there and for the men who love [...]