I will never call myself a ‘cancer survivor’ because I think it devalues those who do not survive. There’s this whole mythology that people bravely battle their cancer and then they become ‘survivors.’ Well, the ones who don’t survive may be just as brave, just as courageous, wonderful people and I don’t feel that I have any leg up on them.
"Language, babe. Language."
It annoys me to no end that I can’t swear around my own husband.
"It’s not attractive." He says.
Oh, no. How dare I be unattractive while I vent.
How fucking damn shit dare I.