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Posts by Jenny Burbank

Patient, Breast Cancer

Ex-Floridian who proudly calls Denver home. Spends life writing, arting for pleasure and commission, sending letters to buds, and mothering Sweetums the cat. Her unique perspective is a result of an extreme solo life journey. In treatment for Breast Cancer, post initial chemo and double mastectomy, enjoying maintenance chemo, coordinating specialists, and endless bureaucracy. Her favorite hobby is comedy and not taking herself or her disease too seriously; she loves self deprecating humor, but isn’t very good at it.

Here’s How I Shaved My Head

by Jenny Burbank February 2, 2021

I’m out to prove a point, btw, that what YOU read, see, hear about cancer is a load of shit. People posing triumphantly. Ringing a bell. Surrounded by family and friends. It’s a production.