Scanxiety Tag

The Perfect Calm

I recently had my mammogram. This particular test causes considerable scanxiety within me. In the weeks leading up to, and the days that follow afterward, I feel a great sense of restlessness, angst, apprehension, and vulnerability. Though the mammogram itself is bearable - it is...

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A Test of Wills

Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. - Paulo Coelho I am struggling. I am struggling with the long, cold, harsh, bleak days hanging down on us. I am...

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Perhaps...Just Perhaps

Perhaps… Just Perhaps

Surviving breast cancer has it’s own set of challenges, hurdles, and set-backs. Your body has changed. Your mindset is altered. Your courage is challenged, almost daily, because you can never truly let go of the fear and the angst. You learn to function with it...

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