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lauren b.

New York, New York
Hello. I've lived in New York for the past 6 years but am originally from Wisconsin. I'm into pilates and healthy eating and participating in new and interesting events around my area.
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Quiet by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I live in Podunk, Pennsylvania. Podunk is a joke. Podunk means that I live in the middle of nowhere. Last week we had an armed robbery at the local drugstore. He wanted hy ... Read on »
Sad by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I stopped at the grocery store to pick up a few things. I was waiting in line behind a mother with a teenage girl and a little boy, maybe 7. They had quite a cart load of st ... Read on »
Hi ho, hi ho... by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It's early morning, not yet 5. I'm going to work today. I'm starting at 6 so that I can work my radiation treatments in to the schedule without losing time. Blue jeans, ... Read on »
Seasons by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday, when I was uploading the pictures to show you how I make pepperoni rolls, somehow, I ended up downloading our whole picture card. It was interesting going throu ... Read on »
Pepperoni Rolls - The Pictorial by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Some of you wanted further instructions for how to do the pepperoni rolls. I guess pictures would help. I aim to please. Step 1. Make your favorite bread dough. ... Read on »
Different by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The day before yesterday, I struggled with my column. I knew what I was writing about, but it was not coming to me at all. It didn't flow from my brain to my fingers, onto t ... Read on »
The Hiding Place by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This winter I spent more time within the walls of my home than I've ever spent there in my life. I did not go out a lot. Sometimes, for weeks on end, I went to the cancer ... Read on »
New Perspective by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Okay. Life IS getting back to normal here! Yesterday, getting dressed after radiation, I noticed a stray chin hair. The lights in the dressing room are much brighter th ... Read on »
The Truth Comes Out by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Nothing much to report, actually. I worked a long day yesterday, and was so exhausted I was in bed by 8:30. Which explains why I'm up at 4 AM. By 6, I'll be sitting at my ... Read on »
Hands by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Must not have been the tamoxifen bothering my hands, because they are not so painful today. Note to self: ease back on the yardwork, woman! Thanks everyone. Read on »
Question by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Anyone out there taking Tamoxifen? I been taking it for a week, and my hands are killing me. Mostly my thumbs. I read 'joint pain' as a side effect of tamoxifen, but this do ... Read on »
Discovery by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer You know, I've been reading a lot of blogs about people who have dealt with cancer. It's been interesting, and I know that everyone deals with catastrophe quite differentl ... Read on »
Inspiring by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I went to a birthday party for Kathy. She turned 60. Her birthday was actually a week and half before the party, but she was celebrating her birthday in Athens, Greece (af ... Read on »
Thinking by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Once, I was listening to a woman talk about cancer. She said, "Your life will never, never be the same. I did not understand this. I thought she was being just a trifle over ... Read on »
Bumper Sticker by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I saw this bumper sticker yesterday: "Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons. You are crunchy and taste good with ketsup." There. I've done my part to make su ... Read on »
Shock by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A couple nights ago, I scarcely slept. I don't know why. Last night, I was in bed before 8:30, and I slept like a rock. I woke up early this morning. I was physically tired, ... Read on »
Mary Speaks for Herself. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Mary published a comment, but I wanted to make sure that you all saw it. "I would like to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU to all who prayed, sent well-wishes, had ... Read on »
A Post about Nothing by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It's probably stupid to have favorite trees, but I do. Most of them are old and gnarled and huge. This one appears to have been struck by lightning at some point. It's a gr ... Read on »
Now I Understand by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer You learn the most amazing things reading blogs. 'Up the duff' sounds obscene, doesn't it? Who knew that it means 'pregnant' in Australian? Congratulations, Jeanie and V! (N ... Read on »
Daydreaming by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today was a busy day. I got information on for Rob and his son on public transportation for the wheelchair bound. Tim will take it with him tomorrow morning when he goes to ... Read on »