Blog Archive

August 11, 2018

Ca 27.29 Biomarker: Be(a)ware

Summary: Some breast cancer survivors, like me, are routinely tested for a tumor biomarker, Ca 27.29. Elevated test results may be an early indicator of recurrence. […]
July 29, 2018

Lymphedema & Cataracts: The Unexpected Physical Effects of Breast Cancer

For months, I have been advocating to bring more attention to the long-term psychological impact of cancer. But this time, I’m going to share a couple […]
July 10, 2018

COPE Addresses the Psychological Impact of Cancer

If you would prefer the audio version of this post, we have that too! Just click play below: I’m taking the opportunity in this post to […]
May 30, 2018


Prefer it on audio? Listen to it below! Just what is it about the month of May? High school and college graduations, the completion of another […]
May 5, 2018

For Genene.

If you prefer to listen to my blog instead, you can hear it below!   Oh, the highs and lows of life. In early April, my […]
April 1, 2018

Expensive Lessons Are The Best Lessons

Do you prefer to listen to the blog? You can do that here!   Thirteen years ago this month, my divorce was finalized and I turned […]
February 28, 2018

Re-defining Mental Health

If you prefer the audio version, you can read about it below! My life is whirling, like the red-and white-striped pinwheel my grandparents gave me when […]
February 19, 2018

What is Your Definition of Beauty? (Diane’s Aurora Chamber Women in Business Speech)

This blog is edited from a speech I gave to the Aurora (Colorado) Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee’s annual “Unsung Heroes” luncheon on February […]
January 27, 2018


Welcome to my monthly blog, through which I will strive to provide an entertaining, brief glimpse into my unorthodox world. If you are more of a […]