Becky

Anxiety and oncology visits

Anxiety and oncology visits

Fri December 7, 2018
Many cancer patients and survivors experience what we affectionately call scanxiety - that is anxiety around taking scans. I realized while swimming this afternoon that I experience anxiety around…
An afternoon off

An afternoon off

Thu November 15, 2018
The fires up north are causing horrible air quality in the Bay Area. Today got worse, so now it is unhealthy for anyone to be outdoors. Fortunately, I have…
Writing

Writing

Fri November 9, 2018
I realized today, while having a writing session with my academic supervisor, that I haven't been writing lately. Not for this blog, but also not for any of my…
Always an advocate and friend

Always an advocate and friend

Sat October 27, 2018
As many of you know, my best friend Lori wasn't doing well. She had a bad progression of Metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Last Saturday - a week ago today…
Checkups and practicing grief

Checkups and practicing grief

Fri October 12, 2018
This week I had my one year check-up with my surgeon. The timing was good, as I wanted to get checked out because of the new bought of lymphedema.…
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