These words are designed for a multitude of reasons. First and foremost, this is a place where I can use my writing to sift and work through both personal and public struggles. This blog is intended to be a forum brave enough to confront and to explain cancer; for those that connect with the tragedy in any form, and for those that love my mother. Articulating current circumstances is a feat, but I am committed to achieving this. Perhaps in time.
I suppose I refer to the pink ribbon as a chromatic monster. Its color far exceeds zero, and it surrounds us now–strangling a family. It is all wrapped up in a monster. The title of this site is authentic and bold. It is truth.