Reflecting on October, 2022

No Half Measures

Recently, I moderated a discussion with some dear friends about October and the experience of those of us with breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness/Action Month (BCAM). You can find that live discussion here: We’d hosted a similar panel at the beginning of October last year and wanted to do something a little different this year. Always thankful for Laura and the team at for their continuing and ongoing support of the MBC Community.

After experiencing this SIXTH Pinktober since I was diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC), I can honestly say that my predominant emotion is bone deep fatigue. It’s not just because of all the treatment over the last five years and the sepsis that recently had me hospitalized, but also because advocacy for a health issue that is 24/7 365 is just draining. Yes, there are often different and novel opportunities for…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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