Monday, November 12, 2007

Snow finally

Just when it was too dark to bear, snow arrived. Weeks later than usual. But now the brief daylight, the moon and stars, and even the streetlights reflect off and the world is bright again.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

finally November

..and the dogs are in their winter coats and soon the pink ribbons on the soup cans will disappear. I wonder if I will be this angry next October.

I'm into the second week of tamoxifen and trying to get used to having hot flashes again. Only four years and 50 weeks to go. Actually there will probably be a whole new standard of care before then.

Today I made the appointment for my 6-months-after-radiation mammogram. "And are you a breast cancer survivor, ma'am?' the woman on the phone asked cheerfully.