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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Webby Awards

A couple years ago (wow, really?) a film crew contacted me.  They were looking for people with end-stage disease to film.  I was wary.  I had been contacted in the past by reality shows, and I didn't want my life and family on display.  But this wa...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
This Star Won’t Go Out – Book Review

Many of you have read John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars" and if you haven't, you should.  It is a remarkable book. Yes, the category is YA but don't let that dissuade you.  There is nothing childish about it. It is a gorgeous, insightful, true book.The girl who inspired Green was a lovely...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
The Ultimate in Contradictions

So today is my birthday. (Mmmmmm.....cartoon cake) Thank you! In case you were wondering, I turn 56. (And I live in California) Now, you might think that would make me happy. (Not the California part - the 56 part.)  And you are so right, ...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Dreams come true

There is more than one person's dreams represented in the above photo When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I wanted to read blogs to find out how people actually managed the treatment and the experience of having cancer.  How bad was t...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Thoughts on Life and Health

Recently, a little hummingbird blew off course and smacked into my window.  I have a feeder out back, and I've enjoyed watching two little birds share it over the past year.  I've gotten to know them a bit, so I was quite upset to hear the bang...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Who’s a writer?

Yesterday was my son's 17th birthday.  There have been many, many times over the past four years that I didn't think I'd live to see this birthday, and times when I was right, when I was close to death - yet here I am, and not only that, feeling fanta...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Fat Envelopes

It's college application time around my house - my son has been working hard on essays, answering questions and all that comes with this time of life.  His last application is done, his final interviews are pending, and now....we wait. He's worked ha...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Thank You – and a Recipe

I heard from Healthline and they have declared me the winner of the 2013 Best Blog Contest. I again thank you all from the bottom of my heart.  (The top too, why not?)   Because, it wasn't me who won, I just get the cash!  (Well, actually, my son's ...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Last Few Hours to Vote!

This is the last few hours to vote or me in Healthline's Best Blog Contest.  It ends tonight at midnight and I'm neck and neck with my competition.  If you have enjoyed my blog, please vote.http://www.healthline.com/health/best-health-blogs-contestYo...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Anastasia Kuba – Artist and Photographer

As a person who is innately shy, I rarely feel comfortable meeting new people.  A psychoanalyst might say that because my biological family was incredibly picky and constantly looking for my faults, I came to believe that  everybody I meet is try...



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