Chicago Sun-Times
Discussions across the racial divide

April 2009 Archives

'My cancer is gone'

| 7 Comments | No TrackBacks


To my dear readers:

Words cannot adequately express my appreciation for your prayers, messages of encouragement, flowers and cards.

As expected, I faced my fight against breast cancer with the unswerving love and devotion of my family and friends.

But I also had the support of strangers, many of whom shared comforting expressions of faith and hope.

Breast cancer battle is just beginning

| 8 Comments | No TrackBacks


More than 500 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer every day.

On March 13, I was one of them.

It was as if someone had strapped me into the cab of a roller coaster.

Each new test jerked me up a monstrous incline; each new piece of information flung me into an abyss.

And still I consider myself blessed.

About this Archive

This page is an archive of entries from April 2009 listed from newest to oldest.

February 2009 is the previous archive.

April 2010 is the next archive.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.