staying positive

Sometimes Google is a Mean Girl

Setting Boundaries – Following the confirmation of my cancer diagnosis, as my initial shock softened into acceptance and a new reality, I realized that I needed to renegotiate various relationship boundaries. It started with my family.  I had to open the...

The Noble War

Day Before Chemo – February 3, 2014. I spent the day before my first chemotherapy treatment at the office readying myself and my colleagues for my new schedule. In the weeks following my surgery, I started to open my “cancer circle” to encompass a few more...

Between No Longer and Not Yet

Waiting for Answers – After spending five days in the hospital, I headed home…to wait. I would not see my oncologist for another week.  The last conversation we had at my bedside amounted to we just don’t know anything yet. Before the surgery – which at this...

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