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Cancer Left Me Less Patient

My breast cancer diagnosis brought with it a focus on time — how much ...

The Sex Talk #1

This is the third article in the “Single and Whole” series, inspired by my ...

A Lion At My Side

Breast cancer has often seemed to be an unstoppable lion, one that has chased ...

Should I Stay or Should I Go

This is the second article in the “Single and Whole” series, inspired by my ...

Single and Whole

This is the introduction to a series of articles, inspired by my interviews with ...

I Am Not Crazy, The Tests Are Just Wrong

Confession Time I hate going to the follow-up appointments with my medical team, but ...

With Friends Like These

  Cancer Kills Friendships Too Today marks the birthday of a former friend.  A ...

The Way We Frame Dying Matters

Speaking Out for Medical Aid in Dying I had a big week last week. ...

Reconstruction Is Not A Free Boob Job

The Erogenous Dead Zone “I’m tired of lugging around these sensation-less bocce balls,” G., ...

The Well-Meaning Friend

Is the term ‘well-meaning friend’ an expression to signify one who does unintentional harm ...

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The Sex Talk #2

This is the fourth (and last) article in the “Single and Whole” series, inspired ...

The Sex Talk #1

This is the third article in the “Single and Whole” series, inspired by my ...

A Lion At My Side

Breast cancer has often seemed to be an unstoppable lion, one that has chased ...

Should I Stay or Should I Go

This is the second article in the “Single and Whole” series, inspired by my ...

Single and Whole

This is the introduction to a series of articles, inspired by my interviews with ...

With Friends Like These

  Cancer Kills Friendships Too Today marks the birthday of a former friend.  A ...

Reconstruction Is Not A Free Boob Job

The Erogenous Dead Zone “I’m tired of lugging around these sensation-less bocce balls,” G., ...

How Gratitude Helped Me Heal

“Gratitude is the art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture.” Kak Sri ...

Dating with Stage IV Cancer

Dating is Tough, Cancer Makes It Near Impossible Dating does not get any easier ...

Fear, Grief, and Changes

I first read A Grief Observed while lying beside my brother’s hospital bed. He ...

Cancer and the Cat

I had already been through the ringer, diagnosed with breast cancer at 38 with ...

Fighting the Dark

Bone Tired, Literally I have never before considered suicide, really considered it, until yesterday. ...

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Jennifer Pastiloff
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