Nov 04

Immediately after my diagnosis in March, my doctors told me I was going to run the gauntlet of All Of The Cancer Big Guns. Because of my young age, the size and nature of the cancer, and the risk of metastases, I learned that I would have the most powerful chemotherapy available, followed by the most aggressive surgery, followed by radiation therapy.  As Dr....

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Fluffy hair

Nov 01

My hair is fluffy. (After the weightiness of cardiac drama and car drama, let’s turn to something truly frivolous and inconsequential: what to do with my hair?) When it was first growing in, it was cute: I used some product to make it spikey-sticky-uppy.  (At least, I think it was cute.  People told me it was cute.) Now, at about an inch and a half, it is...

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