I just came from my yearly mammogram appointment. There was something strange on the film, so they decided to do a biopsy immediately. Today. Of course I asked, “It might be just fluid, right?” “No, it’s not fluid,” the Tech responded. I had breast cancer back in 2008. I still remember the phone call from … More Do I have Cancer again?
I remember the day the doctor’s office called me and said, “Can you come in today?” I knew she was not inviting me for tea and crumpets; I knew what that call meant. I was fortunate; the cancer was found early by a mammogram. It was called “stage 0” cancer. I had surgery to remove … More Five years after breast cancer
—- NOTE: The names have been changed to protect the innocent and disguise the guilty. ————– I lie on the cold metal table, feeling the burn of the radiation. I had been diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and I had a Lumpectomy, which is surgery to remove a small mass of Cancer while leaving the breast mostly … More The Summer of Cancer and Custody Battles