So What? I’m Still A Rock Star…

There are times when you just need to cop an attitude.  In my semi-sordid youth, I wanted to be a rock star, so copping an attitude was essential.  For various reasons, I didn’t get too far down the road to rock stardom [see my infamous post Why I’m Not Liv Tyler’s Mother], but copping an […]

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Just Call Me MA’AM

This post is dedicated to all the bravely snarky, tell-it-like-it-is breast cancer bloggers out there, and especially to my Sherpa Girls — and you know who you are — some of whom I was lucky enough to meet in person at the recent NBCC Advocacy Training Conference in Washington, D.C.  I would love someday to […]

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Getting The News

Welcome to the Club. You all know what news I’m talking about.  The return call from the doctor who says, “I really didn’t want to tell you over the phone, but…”  The call from the nurse navigator who says, “Where are you right now? Are you alone?”  The follow-up office visit that begins with, “I […]

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Foxy Revisited — Perspective

There’s nothing like helping someone else with their health problems to distract you from your own. Since returning from my vacation and getting back to work, I’ve been dealing with patients and caregivers, whose daily challenges dwarf mine by comparison. I know I’m not doing so badly when it’s easier for me, with my radiation-fried, […]

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