My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: 11-Month Checkup on 11/11 . . . and Another Pap

     eleven is peachy . . . Today I had my 11-month post-hysterectomy visit (my surgery was December 13, 2013). My checkup regularity was thrown off by an abnormal Pap test this summer. Fortunately, it was followed by a normal Pap test—and also by a normal vaginal biopsy, taken during a colposcopy. Doing due diligence, my… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: 11-Month Checkup on 11/11 . . . and Another Pap

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: P.S. to Yesterday’s Post–Life on the Infinite Walkway

Yesterday I wrote about my one-year “to the day” anniversary of being diagnosed with uterine (endometrial) cancer. Today is my one-year “to the date” marker. And I am lucky. Watching the evening news last night, November 3, I saw three stories about people who have lived lives that were, yes, challenged by cancer, but more importantly were full of… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: P.S. to Yesterday’s Post–Life on the Infinite Walkway

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Turning Back the Clock and Looking at “The Fault in Our Stars”

 On the Monday after we turned back our clocks in 2013 (November 4), I received a phone call at 9:17 AM, about the time I am writing this post the Monday after we turned back our clocks in 2014. You tend to store certain moments as if they're in an ice-cube tray in your freezer. But time… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Turning Back the Clock and Looking at “The Fault in Our Stars”