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

The Power of Negativity

A lovely woman from my ovarian cancer group died last week.  To be clear, she did not pass, depart or gain her teal wings - she Died. Yesterday was the service, and a group of us drove up together.  It was short and simple.  There was no viewing, no hymns, no priest or minister, and … Continue reading The Power of Negativity

Ovarian Cancer

https://www.statnews.com/2016/04/01/ovarian-cancer-failure/   Getting a cancer diagnosis is like being hit by a  Mac truck.  I got mine while walking my dog, at 4:30 on a lovely July afternoon.  At that time I was worried about my 11 year old's baseball game, and my older sons education, when suddenly, BOOM. I had been having stomach pain … Continue reading Ovarian Cancer