Years ago, my friend Gabe and I started a well-thought-out and carefully planned subterfuge campaign to undermine his wife, Sara. She is one of the dearest people in the world to me, but a great failing of hers at the time was the inability to understand the necessity of a DVR on their cable box to record television shows.
As I mentioned in a previous article, I am being treated for early-stage breast cancer. While I’m on a break between chemotherapy and radiation, I wanted to share a few insights for folks who might have friends or loved ones who share a new cancer diagnosis with them.
This February I was diagnosed with early stage, highly treatable breast cancer. I will be fine after the treatment, which began in earnest two weeks ago. In my case, cancer comes with an incredible village of friends who want to help me through this.
The Mahana Magic Foundation’s Monster Bash will be held at The Old Lantern in Charlotte on Oct. 27 from 7 to 11 p.m. The nonprofit foundation supports children who are coping with a parent or loved one with cancer. Its mission is to empower them through compassionate meetings with a child-life specialist, confidence-building ropes courses and new art-therapy opportunities.