A Serene Life

The Dreaded Squeeze; Why I waited seven years for a mammogram

Like so many women, I had come to completely dread my annual Mammogram. The dread I felt wasn’t due to the mild discomfort of breast compression during the procedure. This was perfectly bearable. It was everything else about the Mammogram experience that made me put off scheduling the appointment. It started in the crowded waiting […]

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My Pink Ribbon Rebellion

I love the month of October, but I have come to dread it as well. I love the cooler weather, the pumpkins, and the harvest-themed decorations; however, I dread the appearance of the ubiquitous pink ribbons, signifying Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month started with the best of intentions, and awareness of breast […]

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