Extra time…ahhh. Every cancer patient’s dream. We have 24 glorious extra hours this year, and I’ve never been more grateful to have them. I spent my bonus day with my hometown homegirls in the Hamptons. Montauk to be specific – the very end of a gorgeous strip of beach at the tip of Long Island, NY.… Continue reading It’s Leap Day!
I usually try to keep my posts real, yet lighthearted, with hopefully at least some small message about life from the perspective of a cancer patient. I also usually try to inject a bit of humor to keep it from being too macabre, and frankly to keep my sanity. However, I give you fair warning… Continue reading I Hear You Holly Kitchen…
On Friday nights in our house, we order pizza, pop popcorn, and have “Movie Night.” We look forward to it all week, try our best to protect this time, and we impose upon ourselves the nearly impossible task of all having to agree on the movie, and have it be, at least relatively, appropriate yet… Continue reading Cancer…Is it a Fight?
Don’t most of us look for the “free range” label when buying food that used to run about? We do, right? So, I figure it stands to reason that we should, at the very least, bestow upon our offspring the same basic freedoms and standards we do our chicken and eggs. Or…maybe I’m just kind… Continue reading Free Range Kids
This is the card that Luca (my 7-year-old) sent in my chemo bag for the last day of the rough stuff: See you bro. I love it. While it totally stinks that this little guy had to have limited, mostly sedentary (read: boring) play time with his mommy this year, and a lot of time… Continue reading Chemo…See you Bro.
After being diagnosed at Stage IV (aka de novo) for 3 weeks before a bone biopsy miraculously revealed normal bone tissue, I sought out, and received, an eye-opening crash course into the world of metastatic breast cancer (mbc). I am now being treated at Stage 3C, but have made a vow to stand side by… Continue reading The Cancer Couch Foundation