Komen Gets Hung Up Over Choice

Well, I’d wager you’d probably have to be in some sort of total news blackout to have escaped the media storm kicked up in the last day or so over Susan G. Komen’s decision to withdraw funding for mammograms from Planned Parenthood. We all know it’s because PP has the nerve to spend 3% of […]

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Better Late Than Never

Revolutions don’t start with silence. There’s an old saw that says, if you have a problem with someone, and you don’t tell them about it, it’s your problem, not theirs. When we are going through treatment for cancer, it’s inevitable that we will encounter lots of indignities, thoughtlessness, and downright ineptitude along the way. By […]

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Staking My Claims

I’m not complaining really. Well, yeah, I am, but I’m really grateful that I have health insurance and a job. And that I also have this other supplementary insurance, that was offered to us at work as an optional, self-paid benefit several years ago. It’s one of those insurance products that falls under the category […]

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Is There A Cure For Hypocrisy?

It hasn’t been a great week.   There has been a confluence of events lately that has left me in tears, especially today.   Today, I learned that one of my cyber-sistahs died yesterday of breast cancer, after being treated for several months for mets to the brain.  Another friend, who had breast cancer a […]

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