Hi friends,This is Emily's husband, Christian, posting on her behalf. First, let me say that Emily really wanted to write this post herself. It's possible she will get mad at me for taking the initiative to write it, and it brings me immense pain to do so, but at this point she unfortunately isn't really … Continue reading The Endgame
Episode 7 of the Intersection of Cancer and Life features one of my wonderful college friends, Annelise Cohon. Anna is an education specialist and innovative leader, with more than eight years of professional experience in advancing quality education for all children. She is passionate about the intersection of education and health. She is driven to … Continue reading The Intersection of Cancer and Life, Episode 7: Annelise Cohon
Welcome to The Intersection of Cancer and Life, a podcast about what happens when cancer, and life, put you on the road you never expected to travel. On this podcast, I talk to survivors, thrivers, and supporters about what life really looks like with cancer - the good, the difficult, and sometimes the really ridiculous. … Continue reading Welcome to The Intersection of Cancer and Life!
Today, October 13th, is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. However, for me, every day since November 28, 2017, has been metastatic breast cancer awareness day. Each day, I live with metastatic breast cancer, and it permeates almost everything I do, from medication timing to dietary restrictions, to talk of medical bills to future vacations and … Continue reading Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Most people's months start on the first. Mine run in four week cycles, starting on approximately the second Monday of each month. This is the day of my monthly appointment with Dr. G. Once I arrive at the Cancer Center, I do my bloodwork, then check the status of my prescriptions. Then I wait. I'm … Continue reading Every Fourth Monday
Finding rhythm in life is a tricky thing, because it always seems like something pops up that throws us off our game. Or maybe that's just me. I'm a tremendous creature of habit, and the last few months have been an exercise in creating new habits for myself, and trying to discern which current habits … Continue reading The Rhythm of the Ups and Downs