Cancer is a full-time job

Being treated for my Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) has felt like starting a new full-time job in this completely foreign – and toxic – industry. The initial shock of finding the lump caused huge waves of stress and anxiety to ripple throughout my life and echo again and again in my head  … much […]

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A Teary Kiss Goodbye

Do you recall having to say goodbye to someone you loved? That boyfriend (or girlfriend) whose family packed up and left just before Labour Day?  You spent the entire summer immersed in sweet 16 love, and your just heart cracked in two when it ended.  The angst and pain and drama of first love – […]

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Hello 911? I’m on fire!

He ordered everyone else out of his office, then led her to the table and helped her climb on top.  She smiled, sat in front of him, and peeled her black t-shirt over her head without being asked.  She couldn’t wait to show him!  She reached around to unhook her lacy bra.  It quickly followed […]

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Sex

Yes, that is my ass. I can’t show you the front shot and keep the blog public … Sex.  Part I.  I can spin lots of sex stories … One of the issues I have with cancer is losing – or perceiving to lose – my sexual identity.  I love sex!  French Canadian upbringing … […]

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The Road to Discovery

(that’s me on the right next to Sue, the real redhead and Fran) Getting diagnosed with breast cancer was an odyssey. Find lump. Go to Doctor. Get diagnosed.  That took over two months.  I handled it with grace one day and the next …  I completely lost my shit.  I railed at life, the Universe […]

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