I sometimes feel like a drag queen getting ready to go out in the world, especially when I’m getting ready for a date.
Breast cancer is "a very different experience for a woman who may not have a wonderfully reliable spouse," Guglielmino says. The guy doesn't always say, 'I'll be there for you.
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Her sharp wit, fierce independence and wicked humor couldn’t be more on target for Singular magazine.
Then, if you happen to be in a high-powered city like Los Angeles, where I live, one of you inevitably asks what the other does for a living.
For me, that's when things get uncomfortable, especially when all his friends are standing around listening. Almost three years ago, I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.