Ten Years Later: What to Let Go & What to Keep

Now and Then As of this July, it will have been ten years since that fateful Thursday when I was told my breast biopsy was positive. Thus began an accumulation of anxiety, misery, and paper. You’d think, in the age of patient portals and electronic medical records, that even cancer would generate less paper. It […]

Posted in: Attitude, Cognitive Dysfunction & Depression, Diagnosis, Recurrence, Screening, Fatigue, Life & Mortality, Survivorship by Kathi 9 Comments breast cancer and fatigue, cancer related fatigue, cancer related PTSD, cancerversary, grief and mourning

Don’t Make Me Laugh: How to Improve Bladder Control

Faulty plumbing. There are a lot of reasons why we seem to get more leaky as we get older. But, as with breast cancer, the main risk factor for developing some form of urinary incontinence is being female. We get used to it early, in a way. Once we start menstruating, we leak blood every […]

Posted in: Health & Healthcare, Nitty Gritty, Survivorship by Kathi 4 Comments bladder control, cancer collateral damage, collateral damage, pelvic floor, pelvic floor strengthening, urinary incontinence