Category Archives: Parenting

Maybe I’ll get breasts; maybe I won’t.

On the third day of 2006, at the age of thirty-two, I had a bi-lateral mastectomy. Because of the characteristics of my cancer the surgeon was unable to spare any skin or tissue on my left side and we decided … Continue reading

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Parenting with Courage in the Face of Cancer

Below is the second of several guest posts to Survivorship Partners’ blog. We all know that life is full of uncertainty; but when one is facing a potentially terminal cancer diagnosis, uncertainty takes on a whole new dimension. Cancer can … Continue reading

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