Call Me Georgette

I admit it. Willingly. One of my favorite movies of all time is Frank Capra’s “It’s A Wonderful Life.” It wasn’t evidently that big a hit when it was released in 1946, even though it was nominated for five Academy Awards. But when I was still a teenager, the movie’s copyright status passed for a […]

Posted in: Art & Music, Attitude, Life & Mortality, Play by Kathi 6 Comments adulthood, friends, friendship, Fun, gratitude, optimism, spirituality, women

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Getting radiation can really be the pits — especially the armpits, as it turns out. It’s definitely one of those experiences that makes you think, “Oh, if I knew then what I know now…” First of all, it’s just an odd experience. For more about the oddity of it, I recommend one of my pages, […]

Posted in: Fatigue, Health & Healthcare, Lymphedema & Cording, Nitty Gritty, Radiation, Surgery & Reconstruction, Survivorship by Kathi 5 Comments breast cancer, cording, fatigue, healthcare, lymphedema, radiation, recurrence, surgery

Caffeine & Research

Just so you know, the lovely folks at Honey Dew Donuts donate to the Cause all year ’round, not just in October. They give $100,000 every year to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to pay for free mammograms, and in October, they encourage sleepy New Englanders to do the same. Last year, when I was […]

Posted in: Fatigue, Health & Healthcare, Making A Difference, Radiation, Research by Kathi 4 Comments adulthood, breast cancer, fatigue, healthcare, research, responsibility, women