The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s begins with Thanksgiving, a day, an hour or a few minutes to give thanks. But how does one do that when our health (or of a loved one) is being challenged? Can we dig deep enough inside to find reasons to be thankful and joyful this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season? We may not always be happy, but we can be thankful!

I always thought of myself as a glass half full kind of person. One who could always find a better

way or reason to overcome a challenge and turn a difficult situat...

December 26, 2017

THE GIRL INSIDE FROM BREAST CANCER

Who am I and where did I go?

This *girl who was always so positive in thought, so full of life, ready to celebrate and have fun…

Now each day takes more effort than I think I have inside me.

Wishing I could lay in bed, not even to read because my focus is gone, not even turning on the television because that will take effort…

Where did this year go and how did I get to today?

So many of the day’s past are a blur, almost wish more of them were…

Tried to show my strengt...

Congratulations!-You’ve completed chemotherapy, “rang the bell” and have so much to celebrate, but wait, you’re not feeling celebratory?!!!

If you’ve gone thru any course of chemotherapy, you know how challenging it’s been, so when you’re finished there’s so much to celebrate and be thankful for. But not everyone is feeling ready to celebrate in the same way others may expect.

I found it really difficult when people assumed now that you’ve completed your treatments that you’re “all better” or “can...

How did I get here- I never could have comprehended what this breast cancer path for myself-my healthy, active, vibrant self would be, but here I am and here it is… my fourth diagnosis.

I grew up in a ‘normal’ home with loving parents as a healthy, active little girl with two older brothers and our dog. Loved playing outside, going to dance class, lots of friends and the highlight each year was our summers at the Jersey shore. Nothing better than playing on the beach and swimming in the ocean fro...