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

CANCER, cancer etiquette, METASTATIC BREAST CANCER

HOW TO TALK TO ME: The Don’ts and Do’s List

Hi All! In the past two weeks, guess how many people have asked me when my last bowel movement was? I’m not talking about doctors or nurses now. I mean YOU. Thanks for playing along! (Only Dreamboat has asked about my vowel movements.) Unfortunately, I’m back in the hospital this week, having been through a thus-far-unexplained bout of chills, vomiting,… Read More HOW TO TALK TO ME: The Don’ts and Do’s List