Tag: Ascites

Unicorn Story on Breast Cancer Conversations, a New Podcast Episode with Laura Carfang co-founder of www.survivingbreastcancer.org

“Breast Cancer Conversations is a breast cancer podcast cast hosted by a cancer survivor, Laura Carfang. Each week on Breast Cancer Conversations, you will hear inspiring interviews from oncologists, breast cancer survivor and thriver stories, and receive motivation, inspiration, and hope.” – From Breast Cancer Conversations This weeks episode features your blog-stress herself. Yes another

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Ascites: I am a cancer blister

This is what metastatic breast cancer looks like. Not on the days when I am trying to make everyone believe I’m okay. It’s not that I mind looking like I don’t have cancer for the most part. But I don’t put my makeup on every day to prove a thing to anyone but myself. I push too hard most days. Never will I learn to take it easy.

Canferatu, The Monster at My Door

#Stage4cancer brings to mind a place a movie might portray. For instance the inescapable slow walking monster approaches my house and I hear the ugly abhorrent thing rapping, scraping on my door. Perhaps, more subtly, one dark and stormy night, the wind kicks up frightening me with a tree branch running its claws along my windows. Am I dreaming in color of the darkest places my consciousness has to offer on tonight’s mind menu?