Tag: cancer and love

Pt. 2: Broken by Mourning: Metastatic Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s

I returned from Florida on Thursday night very late. Exhausted. Glad for the small things in life, I’d been convinced to get a wheelchair. Having never considered myself handicapped in any way, I’ve avoided the hang tag for my car. Even when I needed it and it’s mot often I wished for the presence of

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Dan Zeorlin’s Caregivers Manual For Men

mlbergitn.wordpress.com/cmfm-caregivers-manual-for-men/ I love Dan’s willingness to pull back the covers on an under-discussed topic effecting 50% of marriages that end in divorce when a woman is diagnosed with cancer. No it isn’t something that comes “naturally” to a lot of men people. I don’t think a lot of us know quite what to do when

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Adding up My Losses

Am I not afraid of my city, the way people once behaved as one might catch cancer if they came close to me? Stranger hours bring strangers in the darkness and the night closes down the city. In the darkness there’s a hiding place for everyone. In everyone there’s a place where darkness resides. We

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