Not So Boldly Bald

Bald at age 47 was just not in my plan. Not So Boldly Bald I was 47 years old when I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. How could this be? By the time I was diagnosed, the cancer was Stage 3a and Grade III, a very aggressive form of cancer. The second A/C (red…

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It’s That Time Again: Mammogram

It’s that time again. It’s time for my mammogram. I’ve been here before. I remember sitting in ‘that room’ the day I found out that something was terribly wrong.  Now, I’m going back. I will sit in ‘that room’, the side of the mammogram center where women wait when they have received a ‘call back’ because there…

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Life After Cancer

Life after cancer is all about being a survivor. Just recently, I was able to embrace being a survivor. In a way, it is easier to pretend that everything didn’t happen but I’m reminded every day when I look in the mirror.   Life After Cancer: Body, Mind and Soul Body After chemotherapy, surgery, three ports,…

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I Am Just Keeping It Real

Keeping It Real | Cancer Journey

The title Keeping It Real came from a true desire to share the details about everyday life with a devastating diagnosis that included working mom, managing a home, raising two daughters, wife to my husband and pursuing steps up the career ladder. Then, almost as if I hit a wall, I had to add to…

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