My 11th Year Cancerversary


Here we are!!! My GYN Oncologist, Dr. Jason Wright, MD,  and me posing for our annual picture.  This year is our 11th year doing it.  He is such a ham.  He says to me -- "I love taking this picture with you every January on your annual check-up day, so you can post it on our cancer anniversary- Cinco de Mayo."

Cinco de Mayo - how ironic is that - right? Such an iconic date in Mexico as well as here in the United States.  Nevertheless, I celebrate for other reasons and I imagine everyone else is celebrating with me by drinking their Margaritas on this day saying - Cheers to your 11th year Patti!!!

The number 11 in numerology is a master number. There are three master numbers – they are 11, 22 and 33. They are known as master numbers because experts believe they are powerful with added potential, due to the pairing of the same number. So, yes I feel powerful and my potential is endless. 

I never thought I would get here.  Eleven years ago my life changed as I came face to face with my own mortality.  Never in a million years would I have imagined this happening to me -- especially when I had just retired three months prior from the NYPD and was ready to really enjoy retirement.