Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

Why Women Won’t Admit What’s Wrong

And it’s killing us…                                    Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash   Months before I got my diagnosis, I knew something was amiss. I felt strange, simultaneously wired and exhausted and the pounds were falling off despite consuming vast quantities…

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What Does Cancer Look Like To You?

What Does Cancer Look Like To You? Cancer. A woman lying in a hospice bed, drawing her last breath? A patient in pain, prepped for chemotherapy, bald and frightened? Or…a group of women dancing bra-less in a field, feathers in hair, cheeks speckled with glitter, smiling and connecting? How about, a woman who was given just…

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Feel Broken? Here’s What to Do Now…

I remember the day my doctor gave up on me. “I don’t know what else to do for you, Jacqueline,” she said, “All I can do now is offer you Prozac.” Ever feel broken??? I understood that she wanted to dose me up, send me home and stop my weekly trips to ER, endless blood…

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The Myth Of Cancer

He/She/They just got cancer…… How many times have you heard people say this when talking about someone recently diagnosed with cancer? I’ve heard it A LOT! A friend of mine has a sister who “just got cancer.” Now, she’s a good friend and a smart lady, but still she believed that her sister had suddenly…

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