Monthly Archives: May 2014

Less afraid of death

Ayla, five months old, fell asleep at my breast, milk trickling down her chin onto me. At 33, while nursing this new life, inside me grew the threat of impending death– a cancer that would wrend my body from my … Continue reading

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The Cutting of the Cancer Cord

The life of a survivor can be much harder than the life of a patient, at least in my experience. Recently an image came to mind of what this transition feels like. I thought back to a year ago. I … Continue reading

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