fertility2Bchemo Possible fertility hope for breast cancer patients

Young women diagnosed with breast cancer face issues with fertility

I have mentioned that chemotherapy for my breast cancer took pushed me into early menopause; effectively ending my fertility. It happens to a lot of younger women with breast cancer. That’s an awful choice to be faced with; chemotherapy to save your own life, or treatment without it to preserve your fertility.

I’ll be honest, after I ended my chemo and had my mastectomy,

Read More » Jacqueline-Walters Dealing with infertility guilt after breast cancer

“Married to Medicine” reality show touches on the sensitive topic of guilt about infertility after breast cancer treatment

Confession:  I absolutely enjoy some of the outrageous reality shows on television these days. I consider them a guilty pleasure… along the same lines as eating a pint of Haagen Daz ice cream or too many slices of birthday cake.

*I will neither confirm nor deny that I have had either of those succulent treats over these past few days of celebrating my birthday by the way…*

One show that I enjoy on Sunday nights is Married to Medicine.

Read More » mhpnewbaby Motherhood through surrogacy

Best Valentine Ever! @JamesHPerry and I welcomed our daughter yesterday! #TinyNerdinNerdland
— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) February 15, 2014

Motherhood through surrogacy 

I learned, along with the rest of the world, that Melissa Harris-Perry and her husband welcomed a new baby into their lives on Valentine’s day. After a lot of guessing from a lot of news sources, she finally admitted to having the baby with the help of a surrogate.

Read More » hopes2Bdreams2Bclips Letting Go Of Dreams You Had BEFORE Breast Cancer

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What happens to a dream deferred?
~Langston Hughes

I am stubborn. I’ve always been stubborn.

My mother calls it bull-headed. I guess that’s a nod to my Taurus nature. I call it determined. That’s a nod to my tendency to be afraid of making the wrong choice.

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