Posts Tagged ‘survivors’

Renewal: Spring Is Here

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Welcome again guest blogger Carolyn Newman, breast cancer survivor, lymphedema aficionado and ultimate warrior. Take it away Carolyn!

It has been almost 5 years since radiation. After 6 months of Chemotherapy and a 13-hour double Mastectomy with Tram Flap Reconstruction, I recall being disheartened by the thought of having to have radiation and even more upset that the doctors gave me little choice. Somehow, I thought I would escape it.

Never the less, I completed radiation on March 21, 2007, the first day of spring. A time for renewal.
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Men Are Survivors Too

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

I started out with a completely different intent with this blog, and totally focused on something else all together, but I received an email this morning from someone that really touched me.  So, I decided to re-direct my thoughts and talk about something that we are aware of but often may not always address appropriately or enough.  That is, the journey that men experience who are the spouses or significant others of breast cancer survivors. 

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