Category: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Ambiguous Loss – Sexuality after Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Heads up: sexual discussion may be uncomfortable for a few readers. But there’s nothing erotically or sexually described herein. Ambiguous Loss I think the concept of ambiguous loss relates to the cancer experience so eloquently. As I drive home from an oncologist appointment about three hours away, I’m listening to the podcast, Onbeing, hosted by

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Fulmination and the Necessity of Letting Go

To fulminate is to hurl verbal denunciations, severe criticisms, or menacing comments at someone. Rarely, it is used in its original sense, “to kill by lightning”. Fulminates are a class of explosives used in detonator caps. They are named for the startling suddenness with which they explode. I’m angry. I feel compelled to leave this

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