Category: Surviving cancer

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: Here we are again, in the month of Breast Cancer Awareness.  As you know, I am journeying through my fourth case, and am being very diligent about how I am doing it. Right now, …

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FROM THE JOURNAL OF THE SPUNKY OLD BROAD: The Spunky Old Broad for 2019 is Robin Roberts. A cancer survivor, host of Good Morning America, Former ESPN host, winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage award, she epitomizes everything an S.O.B. …

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To continue on from last week–one year later they found cancer in my other breast. This constituted a need for both chemo and radiation. Yes, I lost my hair but not my spirit. I started wearing gorgeous hats and no …

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First I want to welcome all of you to 2019. I am sure many of you are getting tons of “How to Make 2019 your best year ever” messages as I have. And no, I’m not going there. But I …

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Every October I start the month by preaching the importance of getting a mammogram. As you know, I found my 3 breast cancers through mammograms so I am once again imploring you to get your checkups. Now we’ve discovered it …

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It’s time for me to be on my soapbox again.  As some of you know, I am a 3x breast cancer survivor who has had 16 surgeries, several rounds of radiation and chemo. All 3 of my cancers were found …

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  I  was in Punta Cana last week and you can’t imagine all the people sunning themselves by the pools.  Young, old, male, female, lots of kids……and all a golden brown.  They looked great, but it’s the wrong thing to …

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I had some interesting comments from last week’s post.  More women than ever are concerned about the health of their mates.  And unfortunately, it is up to us to make sure our “men folk” are taking care of themselves. The …

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by Gayle Carson… As you know this is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  However, this past week Ben Stiller was on TV talking about the fact that he had prostate cancer two years ago. He was freaked out (as he should …

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This is all about breast cancer this month. Pink is in!! As most of you know, I am a three time breast cancer survivor and have had 16 surgeries including a double mastectomy. Yes, my chest looks like a road …

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