Category Archives: Health

My BRCA Journey – Surgery Time – Salpingo Oophorectomy

  What being BRCA positive means: It’s been a year since my mom’s ovarian cancer diagnosis. Thankfully she’s been in remission for a few months now and she’s feeling, and I might add looking, great. It’s just shy of a … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye – My BRCA Journey

Since the day I received the news I was BRCA2 positive I’ve run the gamut of emotions. I mean, I know that’s not an earth shattering declaration, I was told my lifetime risk of breast cancer is extremely high, along … Continue reading

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My BRCA is Broke-A… Now What?

My BRCA (2) is Broke-A… Now What? First let me put on my doctor’s hat… ok, yeah, I’m not a doctor, I’m a graphic designer, but really same difference, right? And I’ve been reading so much medical junk, I’m practically … Continue reading

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Before and After

How fast we learn lessons when time isn’t guaranteed. On Friday, April 20th I found out my mom has ovarian cancer. Cancer, is there a more terrifying word? Every issue I had with my mom, real and imagined, fell away. … Continue reading

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