Seeing friends who are gone reappearing on stage and in print is as close to Heaven, or the Bardo, or the Rainbow Bridge, as I can get.
Tag Archives: breast cancer
When Was the Last Time You Checked Your Breasts?
This year, I had to bribe myself to go for my mammogram—even though I know how critical it can be.
How Creating “club termina” Taught Me the Power of Sharing My Story
You could feel it build as the women performed. Audiences got transported to this strange club, suspended in disbelief, rooting for everybody to survive. But when the character Secret, written in homage to my late friend Sigrid, did her monologue, people realized they weren’t going to get a happy ending.
One Last Time
“club termina” gave me the chance to bring my lost friend back onstage for two hours a night. I needed that medicine—because we had both expected to survive, and that’s not what happened.
From Terror to club termina
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And as a survivor, I have a lot to say about it.
When the Doctor Calls on Yom Kippur
Doctors don’t give good news in person on the eve of Yom Kippur. I was really scared.