The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 12

NOTE: This is part 12 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, part 3, part 4,  part 5, part 6, part 7,  part 8,  part 9, part 10   and part 11       Monday | April 18, 2022 Cancer It means so much more than a diagnosis It is the tumor they found And a million other things I never knew this one word could mean   Fear Questions Appointments Opinions Scans Needles Bloodwork Miles Fighting Surrender Accounting Ability Limitations Peace Close Alone Faith Trust Change Loss Identity Employment Hair Beauty Routine Seeing life different… Trying to hold all the pieces And [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 4

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 4  NOTE: This is part 4 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, and part 3. Step by Step December 16, 2021 I’m thinking about the long in-between and all the stress of wanting to know whether I had cancer or not. I just wanted to know and waiting for the answer was hard. It’s [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 3

NOTE: This is part 3 in this series, click for part 1 and for part 2 Thanksgiving Break November 22, 2021 | Monday “Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.” Psalms 126:5-6 We made it to our mountain getaway. The little [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 2

The Waiting - the Long In-between November 4, 2021 | Thursday It’s one day before my mammogram and ultra sound. One day before knowing if I’m healthy or if I have cancer. It’s been approximately one month since I tried to make this appointment. There was nothing earlier. I tried. One month seems like a long time to wait to know if you’re [...]