Sep 19

I was diagnosed six months ago today.  It is both a blink and an eternity. I’m still in the cancer journey.  As expected, the journey did not end with my surgery: there is still much to do.  Receiving my NED (no evidence of disease) is awesome.  All of the treatment I am undergoing currently aims to maintain that status, well, forever. I have eight...

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Sep 12

Surgery. Well, it was two weeks ago.  I haven’t really blogged much about it.  The highlights are pretty much that Dr. Awesome aced her job and cut all of the cancer that was left after chemo. So now, I am NED and cancer-free! Everything else kind of pales in comparison, so it seems insignificant to blather about pain, side effects, drains, body image, and...

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Sep 11

For anyone who might be interested, an article about me appeared in Monday’s Cincinnati Enquirer; it is also online here. Happy reading!

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Sep 10

Tonight I stood with about twenty other breast cancer survivors in the center of a gymnasium while we received a lengthy and enthusiastic standing ovation at Volley For the Cure.  I am humbled to have been in the room with such greatness.  Thank you to the Mastermind for orchestrating it, to every volunteer who contributed, and to every person who attended...

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Volley For The Cure

Sep 09

Volley For The Cure! Monday September 10th 4:30-8:30(ish) @ Lakota West High School The Freshman, JV, and Varsity teams will all play a regular season match against Beavercreek.  All proceeds and donations go to the Susan G. Komen organization for breast cancer.  Pizza and other ball game fare are available for dinner.  There are all kinds of silent auctions,...

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