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Lymphoma - Technology and Treatments - So Much Better, But Not Good Enough

Treating lymphoma has always been about timing.  I cannot talk about treating non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma as I did not have it, nor do I know anyone who has battled it.  1,147 more words

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A Week in the Life of a Calendar Model...part three...a realization

I could be most of these models’ mom.

Normally, that would be an intimidating thought as we are all getting photographed together.

Instead…it just pisses me off. 441 more words

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A Week in the Life of a Calendar Model...part two...the shoot

There is something to be said about the second time around a track.

Last Saturday, the first time around the dirt course track in the triathlon, I was apprehensive at every hill, every turn, every descent. 684 more words

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A Week In The Life of a Calendar Model...Part One...the prep stage...

An Unlikely Model

I’m leaving in two days for a calendar model photo shoot.

Yes, you read that correctly.

Me.

Calendar Model.

I know…I am the unlikeliest person to be photographed…especially with a bare belly…ESPECIALLY in a calendar that will be sold and displayed around the nation. 442 more words

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Graduation Day!!

After being in Jacksonville 58 days, this afternoon Angel received her last session of proton beam therapy.

We were up early and eagerly anticipating the appointment! 151 more words

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Game Changer

The results are in and here is where I really am at a loss for words. Since I still have not processed this news fully, I’ll just give it to you how I got it. 308 more words

Angelina Jolie’s Surgery May Have Doubled Genetic Testing Rates at One Clinic

In 2013, actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy because she was a BRCA1 gene mutation carrier, which puts her at very high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. 355 more words