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Two Kidneys, Two Clots, and a Tumor Called Floyd

Cancer sucks on so many levels. Indeed, many liken the Stage IV experience to a roller coaster because of the ridiculous numbers of peaks and valleys with little time in between to catch your breath. And so it was for … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a Deal

In what has become an early spring event, I am looking at my second bone tumor crisis. Just at the moment that I felt fabulous and had an energy level that I had not felt since before I was diagnosed … Continue reading

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The Anchor (Part Two)

When I realized that knitting had become a life preserver throughout this breast cancer experience, I wondered if anyone else had given this any thought. I am known to over think even the smallest things and that often makes me … Continue reading

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Survivor

I am an H1N1 survivor.  I am a pneumonia survivor. In the cancer culture, “survivor” is an established part of the lexicon. It is part of every fundraiser, every article, found on every discussion board, and definitely part of tributes … Continue reading

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There, but for

How many times in our respective lives has a parent hugged their healthy child when seeing another with severe handicaps and said, “There, but for the grace of God, go I”?  We’ve all said it at one time or another.  … Continue reading

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