Courage Tag

Together We Can Do So Much

"Awareness is the greatest agent for change." - Eckhart Tolle October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although we are 3 weeks into the month, with the month drawing to a close, keeping the conversations open, the donations flowing, and the overall awareness of the disease in...

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Finding a Way Through

Postmastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS) - a chronic pain that does not go away over time. It is a very real condition that can affect women who have had a radical mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, or breast-conserving surgery. Symptoms can vary from feeling persistent or intermittent pain...

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The Goldfinch

It has been nine days. Nine full days…. Nine days ago my treatment for breast cancer ended. Nine days ago I completed adjuvant therapy. It has taken these past nine days for me to comprehend the significance of this, and to wonder what the next part...

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Victory

My time, during these past 3 months was entirely monopolized by home-schooling/virtual learning. Day after day for 70+ days I sat next to my son guiding him through his assignments, helping him grasp new concepts, ideas, and subjects, as well as organizing and prepping his...

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Choose Joy

This month marks 5 years since my breast cancer diagnosis. June 02nd - mammogram, ultrasound, needle-aspiration biopsy, core biopsy; June 10th - MRI; June 16th - first visit with my Oncologist; June 17th - second needle-aspiration biopsy, second core biopsy; June 18th - Rapid Genetic...

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