A dance, not a war
“My life isn’t about beating cancer, my life is going to be how do I live with cancer,” said Djohariah Singer, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer two years ago.
Read her story at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2021/ovarian-cancer-covid-photos/
By Marcia Mabee
Life was good for my husband, Tim, and me in the fall of 2007. We managed a small company Tim had founded. He provided medical publishing services for clients and I provided executive and federal representation services for non-profit public health organizations. We were able not only to support ourselves well, but also provide critical financial support for Tim’s 26 year old daughter who is severely learning-disabled. I, and we, had no other children.
Ovarian Cancer…A Three-Part Series
1. Quite the Journey. The First Step.
What a kick in the pants! Cancer! Who would have thought?
Have you experienced over a 12-week length of time:
- Exhaustion! or
- Frequent urination-
- Head ache -
- Infrequent lower back pain-
I had all these symptoms for more than two years on and off and I didn’t think of any of these as being connected or relevant. All women experience these “symptoms.” What is normal? What should you complain about? I was clueless.
Ovarian cancer is known as the whisperer disease and with good reason.