My one year “cancerversary” was August 21.
Even though I honestly detest cutesy word twists, especially when it comes to the subject of cancer, I am in a mood to go against my own mind and coin the “cancerversary” term on this occasion because I simply am not feeling celebratory at the time of this writing.
Although the cute little pink cupcake, with one candle, claims “One year cancer-free”, I do not, in all reality, know that I am 100% cancer free. A much more PRECISE phrase to post with the cupcake would have been,“One Year BREAST-free”since August 13, 2013 was when both breasts were removed, along with the breast cancer.
During this past year, I have survived. I have been in survival mode. I have not “fought” cancer during this year. I do not know how to fight cancer. I do, however, know how to survive!
I am of strong will. During my…
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