A precise depiction. © 2017 by Judie Lynne If you are of the human race, there is a good chance you’ve been affected by cancer in some way. Whether it is someone you know personally, such as a family member or a dear friend, or perhaps you’ve been a direct target, the disease (especially in its … Continue reading The “Cure” Misnomer and the Stages of Chemical Warfare
WARNING: If you’re easily offended, go away and take up drinking and forget you ever saw this post. I made this doodle out of genuine empathy for patients struggling with the disease. It is NOT my intent to mock, belittle, or demean the struggles with anything associated with cancer and its patients. Even in the … Continue reading Candoodle: Timing
There are certain words and phrases being used in numerous contexts that has become largely antiquated and conjures false perceptions. In light of recent news with regard to Alex Trebek’s diagnosis, I wish he didn’t use the word “fight” in his brave confession to the public. I understand and respect why such terminology was necessary, … Continue reading There’s No Such Thing As “First Place.”
Warning: if you’re easily offended, please direct your grievances to someone else. I made this doodle out of genuine empathy, and not created to mock the disease and its patients. This was not drawn out of malicious intent whatsoever, however, in this post I am specifically targeting the pukey pink ribbon campaigns. I am TIRED of … Continue reading Candoodle: Toilet Paper
Warning: if you’re easily offended, please direct your grievances to someone else. I made this doodle out of genuine empathy, and not created to mock the disease and its patients. This was not drawn out of malicious intent whatsoever. HOWEVER.... ....I am TIRED of reading nothing but doom and gloom whenever I read about the disease. … Continue reading Candoodle: Vodka
The heart of autumn is nearly approaching; the various shades of amber and orange greet upon us like an old friend. But among the welcoming hues, there's an intrusive color waiting in the wings; ready to take advantage of goodwill intentions. I'm referring to the cornucopia of pink; the color that serves as the paradigm … Continue reading It’s Time For Your Brain Be “in the right place,” As Well.
As long as we are living in the age of changing rhetoric and misconceptions, there is one rhetoric that is undoubtedly overused: find a "cure" for cancer. The word, "research" also makes my skin crawl. In a blog post I wrote months ago, I wrote in detail about my disdain for charities and organizations that … Continue reading The Research Ruse
Cynicism runs amok with the sudden boom of products and personalities, particularly those that encourage a healthier lifestyle. In recent years, “wellness gurus” have been appearing out of nowhere, encased with a bit of enchantment that all of your physical and emotional calamities will disperse into heavenly clouds if you stick to eating blades of … Continue reading Add 30 Drops of Lavender Oil and 20 Drops of SCAM
As we enter the month mostly known for the cornucopia of pink and messages of manufactured hope, I am reminded of what this country thrives on, as I momentarily reflect on an old George Carlin joke: America loves bullshit. This particular lie, through no fault of their own, fell to the command of one of … Continue reading The Color Pink: Once A Symbol for Hope Now Represents Apathy and Rust.