Refraction

When I was a kid, my dad bought me a telescope for Christmas. I remember looking up telescopes and finding out that there were reflection telescopes and refraction telescopes. This time of year, a lot of people spend time reflecting on the previous months. I’ve certainly done my share of that. This is also the…

Eight months of hell

I found out I had breast cancer on April 27th. On May 20th, I had a lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy in which two lymph nodes were removed. Just before Memorial Day weekend, I learned that both nodes tested positive, which meant that I would be getting both chemo and localized radiation. When I started…

Feeling the spirit

Friday was the last Friday I will spend getting radiation, hopefully forever. I am down to four treatments now. Again, hopefully forever. Slowly but surely, I am getting my life back. I went to the grocery store afterward, because the forecast called for cold weather this weekend and I decided to spend it baking. I’m…