One of our favorite things to do in the evenings before dinner is to turn the music up, turn the stove down and dance in the kitchen. One of our dogs, Gary Dug, has some pretty good dance moves too and loves to dance with one paw on each of us. We call it a love fest. It had been a long time coming but we were so grateful to feel good again, to take back our joy that was put on hold by breast cancer – and to dance. Yes, yes.
Author Note: A Stroll Down Mammary Lane is an illustrated journal chronicling eighteen months of our experience with breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and cure. During the long convalescence, I spent most of my time horizontal healing from multiple surgeries, chemotherapy and other treatments. I was unable to work in my pottery studio and my career as a full time ceramic sculptor was put on hold while I focused on getting through one procedure at a time. I wasn’t able to do much but I did draw and it resulted in about 90 illustrations of my process of fighting breast cancer.
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