Category Archives: Opinion

SF Pride

Yesterday, my hubby and I and friends got a chance to march in the San Francisco Pride parade with the Bay Area Young Survivors – and organization that provides support for those diagnosed with breast cancer under the age of 45 (ish). The group is an intentionally open organization – often looking at which gender pronouns… Read More »

Not fighting a battle – the closure to the narrative is death itself

Recently, I read a book chapter by Arthur Frank (2009) titled “The necessity and dangers of illness narratives, especially at the end of life”. It got me thinking. One of the pet peeves among many cancer bloggers as well as those with metastatic breast cancer is cancer as a war metaphor – that is, the… Read More »