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The Day I Couldn’t Remember 2014

In 2002, I bought a Christmas journal. It’s a simple book with room to record 25 years worth of holiday seasons. I write down the gifts given and received, what cookies I baked, what celebrations we attended and what food was served. I also make note of the weather on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as how much… Read more »

The Day I Was Thankful

amy   November 26, 2015   4 Comments on The Day I Was Thankful

When I saw Angelina Jolie’s comment saying “I actually love being in menopause”, I rolled my eyes. I have been grateful for her honesty about carrying the BRCA1 genetic mutation. She has done much to raise awareness of the plight of previvors, as those who are cancer-free but carriers of cancer-causing genetic mutations are now being referred to as. I… Read more »

The Day My Baldness Went Public

    My oncologist was adamant that the cocktail of chemo drugs I would be receiving would cause hair loss. He did assure me that my signature curls had a high probability of returning after treatment, and that my hair would likely come back its natural color. I wasn’t upset or worried about it. My sister-in-law, Kaylie, is a stylist…. Read more »