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Where I am now

I’ve been quiet on my blog lately. It doesn’t mean I am not writing or thinking about our cancer mess. It certainly doesn’t mean that I am feeling so great that I don’t need to blog anymore. Nor have I … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Outrage

I’ve been dealing with all kinds of issues and emotions the last few months, which is one of the reasons I haven’t been very active on my blog. There has been too much occupying my attention — thinking about the … Continue reading

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When I get too close

When I meet another BC patient, whether it’s online or in person, it becomes personal right away. There’s a risk I take every time I get too close. This is probably not the perfect analogy, but I remember the first … Continue reading

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Please don’t look the other way

I was having one of my morning talk sessions with my fiancé this past weekend. I was questioning why even some friends seem to look away from cancerland. I mentioned how — just as one small example — when I share … Continue reading

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Why I don’t celebrate “Pinktober”

I admit, before going through cancer, and right after finishing treatments, I did a few cancer walks. I believed I was helping a great cause. As I did more and more walks, I felt sadder inside. I survived cancer, so … Continue reading

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April 1

It was on an April 1 that I received my first chemo treatment. I got a chance. On April 1, this week, my cousin Glenny — who I wrote about two weeks ago — died of metastatic BC. She did … Continue reading

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