On the precipice of my fifth year of living with, not dying from metastatic cancer, I regard my life as a lucky one. No crazed busses have hit me, no falling airplane debris bonked me on the head, no Acme holes swallowed me up (a la Wile E. Coyote trying to capture the turbocharged Road… Read More Metastatically “Normal”: new, used or unrealistic?
Cancer artificially inflates the time space continuum, and thus I’ve discovered is the following equation:
Time + Cancer = Tardiness
T + CN = D (D is the diffusion of time)… Read More Cancer and The Diffusion of Time
Oh, such a pathetic excuse for a liberal arts major, having been diagnosed with cancer over 3.5 years ago, I’ve not asked myself about the origins of the nouns associated with my disease, specifically the two super-topics of cancer and oncology. I vaguely recall reading them in the book, The Emperor of All Maladies .… Read More The Grammar Nazi Asks: what are the etymological roots of Cancer and Oncology ?
“You got this!” For so many reasons those three little words trip my gag reflex. Even more nauseating than when I meet someone for the first time, and after a rousing conversation, my bones crackle like Rice Krispies bathing in cold milk from the the high torque of the predictable tearful hug of a virtual… Read More You Got This🤜🏻🤛🏻🤮