Archive for October 2014

Breast Cancer and Me: Why Don't Student Loans Have Medical Deferments?

Breast Cancer and Me: Why Don't Student Loans Have Medical Deferments?
After I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August, I moved to cancel all my classes and put my schooling on hold until I had a very clean bill of health. Since I have at least one more surgery to go and feelings of uncertainty for other parts of the reconstruction process, I decided to... Read more »

Breast Cancer and Me: New Name For The "Girls" Part 2

Kim & Kanye: Shoot me now!
Well, I got some disheartening news today about the progress of my reconstruction, but nothing a little chocolate and comedy wouldn’t fix. With that said, here is what came about after I wrote the first post about possible names for the new “girls” that will be implanted in a month or so. Here are the... Read more »

Breast Cancer and Me: The "Girls" Need A New Name

#10 - Cheech and Chong: This was when I thought I was going to have to go through chemo and would be able to get medical marijuana.
The other day I was talking about my breast and realized that they will no longer be the “girls.” Like the other day I dropped some popcorn down my shirt and I was going to say “I guess the girls are hungry,” but I had to stop myself. I mean, they will no longer be... Read more »
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Breast Cancer and Me: Some Things You Might Want To Know

Breast Cancer and Me: Some Things You Might Want To Know
When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer I had no idea what I was in for. I was so worried without doing the research I was afraid to do any that would get me all worked up. Here are just a few things that I went through that you might want to prepare yourself... Read more »

How Can A Packers Fan Love The Bengals? Easy Peasy.

How Can A Packers Fan Love The Bengals? Easy Peasy.
SSSSSKKKKKKKIIIRRRRRRRRR!!!!!! Stop right there. Do not ask me about my loyalty to the Packers. Most of you know that I am a Packers fan until death. I have my crazy game day rituals and superstitions. Hell, I was surprised when my sister was actually rooting for the Packers when they played the Bears, and she... Read more »

Me and Breast Cancer: 4 Weeks After Surgery

Me and Breast Cancer: 4 Weeks After Surgery
The few friends I have left will tell you that this picture fits me to a tee and seeing as it will be 4 weeks come tomorrow since the surgeons eradicated breast cancer from my body and any further attempts of it coming back into my life, I figured it is time for a quick... Read more »
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Me and Breast Cancer: I Finally Qualify For SNAP!

Me and Breast Cancer: I Finally Qualify For SNAP!
Before you judge me, please read! Since I was laid off back in April of 2013, I have been living on a very slim budget while trying to find a job. August 2013 I decided to go back to school and attain my Bachelor’s degree. Back in December of 2013 I was on the brinks... Read more »