The Backstory

I’m going to start at the very, very beginning: In early November, 2011, I went to the doctor because I had a bad cough. I thought I had bronchitis, which I’ve had many times in the past. Upon examination, the doctor heard decreased breath sounds on one side, but wasn’t too concerned, because I didn’t…

Who am I, and what the hell am I doing here?

This is a story about cancer. Weirdly, I’m starting a blog after, what I hope is, the end of my treatment journey with Stage IV ovarian cancer. Initially, I figured I’d finish treatment, close that excruciating chapter in my life ASAP, and MOVE ON. I didn’t imagine it would be less simple than that. Cancer…