Life events can be a series of the simple and straightforward. A situation happens; we deal with it. And then, we move on. Except when they're not simple and straightforward. Consider breast cancer. Those two words are often wrought with a much more complicated and oftentimes knotty web to navigate. What comes before breast cancer: A feeling of relative security; a going-about-my-life … [Read more...] about What Comes After Breast Cancer?
what it means to be a breast cancer survivor
This essay is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month - plus all other 11 months of the year - I'm reflecting on an experience that has rattled me and turned me inside out and back again. I'm also remembering, missing and mourning all the dear friends I've lost (especially my two best friends, Wendy and Shelley). And lastly, I'm holding each and every women who is fighting breast … [Read more...] about On Being a Survivor