Tag: life with cancer

How are you?

Cancer is just one physical brick in the wall after the next, one emotional brick in the wall after the next, another pill, another side effect, another loss. The word terminal to describe an illness that kills it’s sufferer, makes so much more sense now. Not so much in 2015 when I was diagnosed. The

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Insomniac: Stage IV

Morning yawns and stretches its arms To part the curtains of night. Tired midwife to light from From her expectant horizonThe earth inches towards her morning.Clean, cool fingers weave threads Of sweet perfumed wisteria and moreUnnameable long forgotten blooms. Clean and combed through dew damp air.Buds nodding on their stems, Draw blood from my veins

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Paracentesis#10: metastatic Breast cancer treatment side effects

Today marks my 10th Paracentesis aka periocentesis. Now my abdominal organs can get properly seated after six weeks of fluid build up. There’s several narratives in the emergency room. The ER patient’s story, and the stories of minimally 12 people whose aim should look through a scope to find the best possible outcome for the

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