Girl Talk…

Covers many topics: life, relationships, food, fashion, friends, school, work. Happens everywhere: cafes, living rooms, gardens, museums. Over lunch, over dinner, coffee, tea, wine, or water. Or in the outpatient transplant clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital, over a bag of packed red blood cells. She’s recovering from a stem cell transplant, and it’s a rough…

Heavy

There’s been a lot of suffering and dying on Planet Cancer, recently. Several friends are struggling with relapses. Somebody had a cord blood transplant (35 years old). Somebody’s in the middle of chemo (late 20’s). Somebody has stage 4 breast cancer with brain mets–(26 years old)–her 3 word text to me was all she could…