I have not posted in a while because it’s been fairly uneventful here in cancerville; yet pretty hectic in Santaville. Making my list and checking it twice. Usually at Christmastime I clean out the kids’ playroom (aka our family room) to make room for new toys, and to make it so that people can actually use the… Continue reading Achoo.
I came across a recent article in the NYT the other day that I read and thought about blogging about but initially decided not to. But then a breast cancer support Facebook group I’m in posted on this topic, with active commentary and strong opinions. So now I have thoughts, and when I have thoughts,… Continue reading I’m fine, thank you; and how are you?
Breaking news story! I definitely recommend taking this advice!! Now THIS is “real” news. http://www.theonion.com/article/cancer-researchers-dont-get-cancer-34599
At my very first visit with Dr. Cancer, she told me that of all the potential lifestyle factors that cause cancer (besides the big ones like smoking and maintaining a healthy weight), there is good evidence that drinking alcohol is one of them. Even the standard recommendation of one drink per day is too high. Certainly I… Continue reading A Toast to Thanksgiving
Since I’m between projects at work, and am spending a lot of time at home, I’ve been using my free time (when I’m not napping) to go through boxes of memorabilia from years past. One of the many boxes sitting on a shelf in my cluttered memory-filled closet was from our Team Teddy endeavors. Back… Continue reading Team Teddy, Fundraising, and Pinkwashing
Popular culture seems to really be speaking to me lately. I would have posted this yesterday but the rad onc news was too exciting. I can sure as heck empathize with John Oliver’s take on this shitty year – add a frame at the end of this that says, “Oh yeah, and Erika got fucking CANCER.… Continue reading Fuck You, 2016
YES! The snark is back! It’s the word of the day, and the word of the campaign!! Leave it to guess-who to help keep it real for my chemo funday, sending me the best-timed cancer card yet. Thank you!! Love you!! Now everyone, go vote FOR HER! I voted two weeks ago and am now getting chemo infusion… Continue reading In Honor of Election Day, and Chemo #5 (#nsfw, #mypoliticalopinion)