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Category Archives: Cancer
Choose Your Boss Wisely
When my most wonderful Jimmy was diagnosed with diabetes and sent home with his blood sugar over 600 – a mere one week after our 1st anniversary – I told my project manager Jennifer Elmashni that I might be in … Continue reading
Posted in 2018, Cancer, Personal Tagged health, Jimmy, leadership, manager Leave a comment
12 August 2013 = Cancer Free For Me!
As of Monday, August 12, 2013, it’s official. I’m CANCER FREE! And all of this is 5 months. Here’s what I learned from March 28th to August 12th: 1) Always listen to your mother 2) It’s not a lump. … Continue reading
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Aches and Laughter
I think that I’ve been pretty lucky in the 24 hours since surgery for the low levels of pain I’ve experienced. Lets call it strong discomfort. And you know what helps with that besides narcotic pain medicine? Laughter! Although in … Continue reading
Yesterday, May 7th was my surgery. I guess I should say surgeries. I had the lumpectomy, sentinel node biopsy and my breast reduction/reconstruction. Everything went so smoothly that it almost seems like a dream. But I must admit, the surgery … Continue reading
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This morning as I was hitting the snooze button for the umpteenth time, I realized that I’ll have a MONTH of freedom from the screeching sound of my alarm clock! It’s like summer vacation!