Update on the Cancer Chronicles

Catchy, huh? I'm sad that I JUST came up with that. Today I heard from my doctor's office who said they are going to FINALLY have a date for me tomorrow. It's not a concrete answer, but it makes me happy/relieved/nervous/FUCKING READY TO GO to know that someone's getting my increasingly tempestuous voicemails. I'm crossing …

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Hair Talk: Why I Shaved My Head Before Starting Chemo and Why I Nixed the Wig

When I was diagnosed with recurrent ovarian cancer in 2019 and was subsequently prescribed chemo after my second surgery, I had many, many thoughts ricochetting around the expanse of my mind; however, losing my hair was not one of them. My appearance did not matter much to me in that moment, just that I was …

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