Flirting 101

Heather?                           Check A Sexy Outfit?                Check Lipstick?                           Check A Big Smile?                    Check Oozing Sex Appeal?    Double Check The Art & Science of Flirting 101 … today’s lesson once again began at the Fracture Clinic.  The first day of class was back on October 4, 2017 when the ER doctor said “Lisa, stay there and don’t […]

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Nancy’s Blogging Challenge

I’m late to the game!  Nancy @ Nancy’s Point challenged readers and writers with 10 Random Things About Cancer at New Summer Blogging Challenge Here are my answers, Nancy! Share anything you want about your cancer diagnosis (or your loved one’s). Share your age, cancer type, stage, when you were diagnosed, family history (if any), […]

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Terri

“Terri, I have a lump.”  The words gushed out in a hoarse whisper and got stuck halfway out.  I had a new lump form in my throat as I cried to tell her.  Tears pricked in the corners of my eyes as I tried to force the sentence out again.  Terri was the first person […]

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Time After Time

It was 1995.  I resigned from a very lucrative position at a very secure company on February 6th, which coincidentally was the day I was christened back in 1966.  Later that day, my father told me he was diagnosed with stomach cancer.  I remember receiving the news.  My head swam, my knees buckled beneath me […]

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Venus, Mars or the Storm on Jupiter?

Caution!  This blog post contains photos of my breast burned by radiation. Radiation from the Sun.  Radiation Oncology.  Radiation burns. I have almost completed 20 rounds of radiation to my right breast … the final steps in my Triple Negative Breast Cancer treatment plan.  The first 16 rounds of dose dense radiation were beamed into […]

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Toasted Marshmallows

Remember when life was simple and easy?  Being a kid was a kaleidoscope of bright, shiny colours drenched in happy faces. Each day was more exquisite than the last … and years lasted FOREVER.  Everything was as unspoiled as a newly minted as a penny.  And you thought you were the brightest one. Life was an […]

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Me VS Everything

If God wants to bring me to my knees, He knows what to do. A critically ill child. He can do anything to me.  Throw anything at me.  I keep getting knocked down.  I keep getting back up. But don’t touch my kid. I couldn’t handle that.  However, who am I to choose?  Those other […]

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The Power of Positivity

We’ve all heard the message.  Every doctor I’ve had during my Pink Dot Detour with Triple Negative Breast Cancer has told me. Your attitude is everything.  Your perception matters.  You are what you think.  Why does it matter?  It changes your outcome.  People CAN and DO die of broken hearts.  People can wish themselves ill.  […]

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