Twitter. It seems be be getting a new push and is a super active and dare I say hip place to be. Now, I've been on Twitter for over ten years in various account manifestations. I started my very first account after breast cancer and as a means to connect to other breast cancer survivors,… Continue reading My love affair with…
Today I am 48. Sometimes I get the birthday blues. Not this year. I always feel like a fool when I get birthday blues. I should be so grateful for another birthday! Especially as a cancer survivor, I should cherish every year older as a gift. That is exactly how I'm feeling today about my… Continue reading Birthday thoughts….
Will my mind ever cease being an ever swirling pool of anniversaries and dates? I am like Rainman with dates and anniversaries. They bubble up in my memory and I just can't help it. Today is a perfect example. November 12th. The day before my son's birthday. The day 24 years ago that my ex… Continue reading Anniversaries & Milestones
Has it really almost been a month since I published a blog post? I'm sorry, y'all. October has me in its snare again. Every year I get weird. I get sad, depressed, angry and pull inward. I call it cocooning. I sort of wrap myself up in my apartment and don't want to talk. There's… Continue reading October
Twelve years ago my body changed. Twelve years ago today I was in surgery for eleven hours as I underwent a double mastectomy and reconstruction in the same day. I often joke that on September 11th, 2006 my twin towers fell. That joke doesn't feel right today. Seventeen years ago today something horrible happened in… Continue reading September 11th
I talk a big game, y'all. I have made excuses for my non dating, non sex life for months now. All the reasons are true - I don't trust my bullshit meter when it comes to my heart, I don't want to share anything with anyone, I want my life to be my own one… Continue reading Warning! Serious Overshare Ahead
The first year of divorced life is legit like living in a bipolar fever dream of mood swings and emotional roller coaster rides. Die hard readers will remember when I wrote in a previous blog that when the writing bug hits me, it goes something like this.... The first sentence of a blog or article… Continue reading Tattoobies & Other Ramblings
October is breast cancer awareness month, and I'm proud to say I'm an 11 year survivor. So as a survivor, you might be surprised to learn that I hate the pink ribbon. I have grown to despise the pink ribbon, in fact. The entire month of October has me doing whatever I can to stay out… Continue reading Pinktober