CANCER

Final Chapter: Part 1

Hello, I’m the husband. It’s been several days since the passing of my beautiful Megan, and I’m still not sure about posting here, but I think it might give some people, including myself, some closure. Megs had 3 battles with cancer, the first 2 successfully treated. The first one came one year into our marriage.… Read More Final Chapter: Part 1

CANCER, CANCER BIOPSY, CANCER ULTRASOUND, DIAGNOSIS, DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY, METASTATIC BREAST CANCER, SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE, SPICULE, YOUR BREAST CANCER BOOK

SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE: My Cancer History, Episode Two

It was May 2013 and I had noticed a lump above my left breast. Dreamboat’s doctor-friend (Dr. Friend) got me an appointment for a mammogram right away. The mammogram revealed that the lump in my breast was suspicious. So, Friday, May 31, I returned to the mammography center for a breast ultrasound and, maybe, a biopsy.

I had found the damn suspicious lump, and I couldn’t un-find it.… Read More SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE: My Cancer History, Episode Two

CANCER, cancer etiquette, METASTATIC BREAST CANCER

THE DO’S LIST ADDENDUM

Dreamboat and I were out for a walk one late afternoon last week when we spied a friend of ours. I’ll call our friend Benzie because, well, maybe if you know he’s a tall, dark (gray), and handsome, 70-year-old single guy who dates online and drives a 20-year-old Mercedes convertible that’s been patched with no more than two short lengths of duct tape—silver to match the exterior—you’ll get the picture. You wouldn’t mind if he dated your mom (or grand-mom), but you can’t help wondering: what’s wrong with him? Is he just too nice? Or is he a wolf in a sexy-old-guy automobile?… Read More THE DO’S LIST ADDENDUM