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It all started with a lump…

It all started with a lump… At the age of 31, I was diagnosed with stage 1b intraductal carcinoma.  It was life...
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Through the Fire with Patricia Fox

With a newly clear mind and sun shining throughout my entire studio apartment, I began to shower in more delight than usual. Only a couple...
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Being Real and Raw (4 of 4)

Yes, going through treatments is about finding the humour in things, it’s about distracting yourself with fun and laughter, it’s the...
Blog - Metastatic Breast Cancer - Reflections

“We have this one life, it is a one time offer, use it well.- Fabianna Marie (2 of 4)

Breast Cancer has cut lives short, has instilled fear, and makes us question how far we can go.  But strength doesn't come from what we...
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Resonating with “Survivorship” (3 of 4)

I received the call from my doctor announcing my diagnosis on October 13, 2009. October happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness month. A...
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Learning to Love Your Body as Part of Recovery – 2 of 4

Thank you all so much for following along as I share my story here with the Tigerlily family. It’s such an honor to be affiliated with...
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I’m not just Lucy with cancer. My cancer diagnosis is just a chapter. 1 of 4

Hmmm, how do I share the story of a diagnosis that happened ten years ago? Well, for starters I was way too young and breast cancer...
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Scanxiety

Scan•xiety: the anxiety associated with cancer detecting scans. I guess you could say that I had to become a cancer patient to learn...
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When they take your “security blanket“ away

My breast cancer was ER (Estrogen) and HER2 positive. Because of HER2, my doctor told me that I will need a chemotherapy for the best...
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The Fear of Unknown – I don’t want to know

How many times, when your doctor ordered a medical test, you either delayed going to, decided not to go, secretly hoped for the...