11 Years – Surviving Melanoma

Tomorrow celebrates 11 years since that that first spot Mohs surgery. More importantly, it celebrates the day the doctor who did it noticed a suspicious spot on my other arm while stitching me up. The first Melanoma. It’s been a path of ups and downs with varying stages of skin cancer since, lots of surgeriesContinue reading “11 Years – Surviving Melanoma”

Another Battle to Fight

The words on the other end of the phone call were not what I expected to hear. Everything had led me to believe that it wasn’t anything to worry about. Yet, there I stood, cell phone in hand, learning another lesson in the agony of unmet expectations. I was caught off guard and I feltContinue reading “Another Battle to Fight”

Looking at Scars Differently

I received my biospy results for my last skin check and if I am truthful to myself and to you,  the results knocked the wind out of me. I was expecting nothing. Instead, I got something. A spot on my hip that looked the same, color and shape as it always has to me, wasContinue reading “Looking at Scars Differently”