Archive for July 2013

Health insurance loopholes: why to always make absolutely, 100 percent sure you have coverage

Health insurance loopholes: why to always make absolutely, 100 percent sure you have coverage
Dear Health Insurance “Provider”, I put “provider” in quotations as sometimes I wonder if it’s simply aggravation you provide! Yes, I know I am a lucky person to even have health insurance despite the obscene amount of money we pay, as self employed people, to have your policy. I am all too aware of that... Read more »

BRCA genetic testing: Angelina Jolie and I have something in common

BRCA genetic testing: Angelina Jolie and I have something in common
All of us at one time or another have life defining or life changing moments. What we do with those moments is up to us and us alone. The moment you decide to have a child. The moment you accept or refuse a marriage proposal. The moment a person commits a crime. Cheats on their... Read more »

Trayvon Martin and Cory Monteith: having cancer as the world swirls around me

Trayvon Martin and Cory Monteith: having cancer as the world swirls around me
By now it’s fairly well known that I am dealing with a second case of breast cancer. It’s not known around the world or anything such as that, it’s known within my circle of friends and family and those kind enough to read this blog. The past few weeks have been like a surreal dream.... Read more »
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Breast cancer round two: early detection is the key to surviving

Breast cancer round two: early detection is the key to surviving
Recently I wrote about my visit to the oncologist.  I wrote about how happy I was. I wrote about how grateful I was. What I forgot to mention was that I had yet to get my annual mammogram. Without that piece of information I was able to pretend that breast cancer would never invade my... Read more »