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The Sun in Flight

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight

And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way

It’s been a crappy week, …

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Hair Loss

A hard day

Today has been one of my bad days. The chemo really knocks me off my feet sometimes. I try hard to keep a very positive outlook. 74 more words


What was I thinking?

I woke up panic-stricken at 2 am Tuesday morning. I had an overwhelming sense of fear. What on earth had I been thinking the day before? 1,125 more words


Forgive Me Violin, For I Have Sinned!

If there is one thing a violin can’t abide, it is neglect. Mine, I’ve decided, is particularly sensitive.

A violin can be a very demanding sod. 2,223 more words

Breast cancer lesson 170: Tis the season to wear winter hats

It seems only fitting that my hair should be entering its ‘elfin’ phase as the season of advent begins. Anyone who knows me well knows that Christmas is my favourite time of year, so I am delighted that I don’t just have hair, but I also look the part. 532 more words

Breast Cancer Blog

I Guess I Really Did Have Cancer

Yesterday marked exactly one year since I found out that I had pancreatic cancer. The date was November 22, 2013. I will never forget the date, in part because it is also my father’s birthday. 666 more words