Author Archives: thesmallc
Tamoxifen: The detective work continues
I am still here, gratefully and anxiously. So, this is a very random post — random, just like Tamoxifen side effects. I thought this topic deserved a discussion, because I know how much patients struggle with Tamoxifen and sticking … Continue reading
2018 Summer Blogging Challenge
Nancy, at Nancy’s Point, has sent us another challenging! This is her fourth summer blogging challenge, and I am happy to participate. Here is her list of questions with my responses. And if you are a blogger of any type, … Continue reading
It’s about the patient
A couple of years ago, I received a message that a family friend, Floris, had been diagnosed with leukemia. From the time I learned about her diagnosis, I was concerned. I knew she wasn’t allowed visitors due to her poor … Continue reading
2018: To hope or not to hope?
I have a complicated relationship with hope, and it all started with my cancer diagnosis. Now, when I say “hope” I don’t mean it in the positive-thinking-cliché type of way, but in the sense of having a purpose or having … Continue reading
How to get a guy off your back
If you’re like me, you probably had/have a guy who, from time to time, looks you up online because he might have some long-ago sort of crush on you and never had the chance to date you. You know the … Continue reading
Time machine: where to go from here?
As part of my work, I handle the marketing for scientific conferences, and one of my duties is to help produce their program books. This gives me access to research papers. A few mornings ago, I was proofreading the abstracts … Continue reading
And This is My Truth – A Summer Blogging Challenge
My friend and fellow blogger, Nancy Stordahl, is encouraging us to do a summer challenge which includes answering 10 questions related to our breast cancer experience. I love challenges! I also don’t mind sharing my truth, which is one of … Continue reading