Our MBC Life: The healing power of writing “ During this month dedicated to Mental Health Awareness, we want to take a deep dive into the healing power of writing for those of us in the MBC community. I have admired the writing of so many greats in our community: the poet Anya Silver, memoirist
Category: Metastatic Breast Cancer
I really like the metaphor of path rather than journey as a descriptive of how we move through our lives with stage IV breast cancer. I am borrowing “path” from Abigail Johnson, blogger and writer at nohalfmeasures.com, attorney, mom, wife. And my friend. We choose the people who walk beside us on the MBC path.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6420861/bin/nihms-982505-f0020.jpg The National Cancer Institute in 2016 released it’s recommendations for routine digital mammography screening. I was diagnosed at 49 with stage 4 lobular invasive carcinoma with metastasis to the bones and liver. I’m now in my 7th year with this time bomb that kills 100% of the victims. We did nothing wrong to deserve