Tag: covid19

New Abnormal – Covid, Cancer and the Aftermath of Trauma

There’s a new lexicon added to the modern canon of dictionaries or repurposed words that came to take on new meanings. Yet for those of us with metastatic or terminal cancers, many of the words applied to us prior to February of 2020. Defining a Lockdown “A lockdown can be defined as an emergency protocol

Continue reading

I Am from This Time of Covid

I am behind a stranger in the time of Covid When smiles moved from our mouths io to our eyes and faces gave away nothing about intention. Thieves and pastors, warriors and workers, all indistinguishable one from another. I am isolation from the time of Covid, When I already understood the words: alone, and silence,

Continue reading

Six Years of Metastatic Breast Cancer & My Path

We hold so few of cards in that feared hand one’s dealt along with the diagnosis of any terminal cancer. As an adult we know too much of life by then to live outside of fear. We know far more about the losing hands to come at the cancer gambling table. Unforgettable emotions of diagnosis

Continue reading