Our Cups Runneth Over? “Diagram of Survival, 2008″ Decidedly, one of the stupidest things I’ve ever done was to return to work full-time a mere six days after I’d finished getting poison death-rays shot at the remains of my right breast. It happened to be October, 2008. Unless you are an extra-terrestrial or haven’t been [...]

Losing It…And Trying To Get It Back

The Big Brush-Off On the day I got my seventh radiation treatment, I first became acquainted with cancer-related fatigue, although I didn’t know it at the time. That was about nineteen months ago. I remember that day vividly. It was a beautiful October morning, brilliantly sunny and gently warm. I was still grappling with breast [...]

Just Shoot Me…

…preferably with an IV of amphetamines or a triple espresso. I am still waging the war on cancer-related fatigue, but I’m not winning the current battle. I started taking Ritalin yesterday, but I’m feeling too foggy to write a post about it. So, I guess it’s not doing much so far, huh?? While I twiddle [...]