Healing is more than scar tissue

As the healing of my scar progress, I feel the process mirrored inside of me. To say that the last seven months have been the worst of my life is still an understatement. Just saying the words in my head feels shocking: "I had cancer". Essentially the same disease that killed my grandmother. In general… Continue reading Healing is more than scar tissue

A bunch of issues with Pinktober that are all but pretty pink

Oh, the irony of finishing your chemotherapy breast cancer treatment just before the infamous Pinktober. I lost my left breast and everywhere I look there are perfectly round pink breasts! Truth is I've always felt weird about this way of promoting a disease seasonally, but now I come to understand more problematic features of this… Continue reading A bunch of issues with Pinktober that are all but pretty pink

The uniboob mission – Raising awareness on the flat choice in Denmark

Now a few weeks of *not* doing chemotherapy has passed and I've had some time to reflect on all that has been and still is. I still feel like I'm in some kind of honeymoon period, feeling mostly joy and ease even though I'm not thoroughly up to normal speed again. I still get the… Continue reading The uniboob mission – Raising awareness on the flat choice in Denmark

Chemo and me are breaking up – the passionate love-hate story has finally come to an end!

Fuck yes! Yes, yes, yes. YEEEES!!!!!! I'm out of my mind happy and yet tired and weary. This is surreal and I actually don't think anyone who hasn't been in this situation can understand what it feels like. I've done the entire six series of chemotherapy prescribed to me in April. But now it's done.… Continue reading Chemo and me are breaking up – the passionate love-hate story has finally come to an end!

The best do’s – and a big don’t – for friends of cancer/chemo patient

If you wonder what you can do for someone in my situation or in a similar one, here's my personal advice for you, gathered from experience and written down in gratitude.   A close and dear friend of mine recently reminded me of the following paradigm; focusing on and enhancing the positive things in your… Continue reading The best do’s – and a big don’t – for friends of cancer/chemo patient

Politiken kronik: Bliver jeg en freak? 

Brystkræft rammer hver 9. kvinde i Danmark, og delvis eller hel fjernelse af brystet er en realitet for rigtig mange. Det er ikke nogen perifer sygdom, der rammer en lille del af befolkningen. Alligevel ser man stort set aldrig kvinder med et bryst eller uden bryster. Jeg ved hvorfor og håber på, at vi kan… Continue reading Politiken kronik: Bliver jeg en freak?