[Written on Saturday, October 6th.] I am sitting in “before.” Before the follow-up tests which will indicate whether I am gearing up – once again
You may have noticed the new banner on my blog, “A NEW NORMAL.” It occurred to me, after writing for several years about losing my
The plan was twenty-eight sessions of radiation. When I first heard this number it sounded like a lot. I mean, it was Stage 1; we had caught
SHERO (pronounced SHEE-roe) a female hero, a feminist warrior, a woman who’s willing to be a badass There are a few sheros in this story.
Just as I was finally fully recovered from my butt surgery, and before chemotherapy could begin, a simple surgical procedure was required to insert a
My “medical problem” is on a part of my body that people generally sling insults or make jokes about. I’m not in the habit of
Let’s dive right in, shall we? But first, one great, big, gnarly caveat: Know that if you’re not a doctor or nurse or paramedic or