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Where Do I Go From Here? Washington DC

I’m headed to Washington DC for the Stage IV Stampede. Please join me! Continue reading

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I’m Not OK – But I’m OK With That

Last night someone asked me if I was OK now. It is a question I get quite frequently since undergoing cancer treatment. My immediate reaction was to say “yes, I’m doing really well” and then try to steer the subject … Continue reading

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Please don’t look away……

Today, October 13th, is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, the only day of Breast Cancer Awareness month devoted to metastatic disease. I can’t imagine anyone today who is not aware of breast cancer as pink awareness campaigns are everywhere, yet … Continue reading

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This Is My Fight Song…..

For my second post on the language of breast cancer I want to focus on some of the terminology we use when talking about those who have received a cancer diagnosis. Before I get started, please know that I am … Continue reading

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Who is N.E.D. and why does he have so many dance partners?

One thing that has struck me as I have gone through my journey with breast cancer is the language we use. I’m guessing part of it is because I am a linguist at heart. Our language colors our perception and … Continue reading

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