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Barbara Carlos

In July 2011 Barbara Carlos was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. A resident of Hawaii, she works in administrative support at a college and has retirement as her career goal. Music keeps her sane, as side effects of chemo and radiation linger. Overweight since childhood, she keeps trying to lose the estrogen-laden fat that her cancer loves.
We are all so busy, busy, busy with our lives until cancer slows us down, at least temporarily.
April 26, 2017
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Sometimes I’m referred to as a cancer "survivor," but I just don’t see myself as such.
April 13, 2017
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Some patients experience fatigue as a side effect of cancer treatment. And for some of us, fatigue lingers on and on and on.
March 31, 2017
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You readily see the physical changes caused by cancer, but what goes on in your mind is just as noteworthy.
March 15, 2017
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After indulging a bit too much over the holidays, it's time to get back to the real world.
February 16, 2017
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Sometimes I lose weight and sometimes I lose inches, but does it matter?
January 26, 2017
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