Category Archives: healing

From tamoxifen to zoladex + femara

Hi all!  Happy New Year!  May 2009 be the year that there are no cancer scares for me or for you or your loved ones!  The good news:  I’m feeling better overall than I have for years, so take heart. Continue reading



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nablopomo #28

Feeling much better today.  Almost made it through a whole work day before I hit that pain wall.  It was so nice to have a near-normal day.  And there are rumors of snow!

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It’s so funny, my friend and I. She’s moved to a different place, and we’re in different time zones, and so we play a lot of phone tag. Often, we don’t get to talk when we want to. So her solution, in lieu of actually talking to me, has been to ask herself, “Well, what would Amanda say?”And then she answers, “Amanda would say…..” Nine times out of ten, she’s right on the mark. Funny how our friends know us better than we know ourselves sometimes.

So today, as she’s on a plane , I’m doing the same with her.

So let’s see if I get this right: Continue reading

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