Exponential Isolation: COVID19 and Metastatic Cancer

There’s no exception with the COVID19 virus. We knew to stay put until we heard otherwise. The emotional fall out of metastatic cancer would clearly drive the rest of the population to post traumatic stress disorder. Yet these are the exact emotions I hear are so annoying to the rest of the population as they get through a pandemic that will kill less people than metastatic breast cancer.… Read More Exponential Isolation: COVID19 and Metastatic Cancer

Nancy’s Point: Metastatic Breast Cancer, Chronic or Terminal

Nancy’s voice on chronic versus terminal taxonomy brings up several important points and quite a lot of discussion including on twitter. I highly recommend reading this post and not only because Nancy featured opinions on this subject from myself and several other voices in the metastatic breast cancer community. Possibly there’s confusion amongst those who… Read More Nancy’s Point: Metastatic Breast Cancer, Chronic or Terminal

Today’s Cancer Prognosis: Stable with a Chance of Bone Storms

I lost 1/4 of an inch since my stage IV diagnosis. With that 1/4″ went part of my physical identity. No longer can I truthfully say I’m 6′ tall, but I lie. I lie on my paperwork at the doctors office, and at the Department of Motor Vehicles. And I’ll lie when I renew my passport in a few weeks.… Read More Today’s Cancer Prognosis: Stable with a Chance of Bone Storms