The Weight Of Cancer

As a 5 year survivor of late stage Ovarian Cancer I am often approached by family members of people recently diagnosed with a deadly cancer.  I've been searching for an image of how it feels to be diagnosed with a deadly disease, and the best  I can come up with is a barbell. I was … Continue reading The Weight Of Cancer

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Cheaters & Liars

Strange story -  in the last episode of the Connor's  Jackie figured out that her boyfriend was cheating on her, and she kicked him to the curb.  Watching this took me down memory lane. Everything he says to her is something my ex said to me.  Things like: if you accuse me of cheating you're … Continue reading Cheaters & Liars

Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

This morning my FaceBook feed alerted me to Sephora's new program, designed to benefit cancer patients.  During a 6 minute video they show bald, scared, suffering women, getting makeup and skin care tips, then walking through the store being shown products by a Sephora employee.  Credits roll.   Women rejoice. Wait....... Right after my 1st round … Continue reading Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage