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Compartmentalizing for Sanity

Having two cancers makes you really good at compartmentalizing. Your brain transforms itself into one of those old timey apothecaries, filled with hundreds of tiny drawers and bottles with stoppers. 799 more words


Life After Cancer Treatment

“So are you cancer free now?” My hair stylist asked me a couple of days ago.

She was trying to conjure up something normal out of my three inch orphan Annie curls that started taking the shape of Jagr’s mullet. 323 more words


So You're Done, Right?

Next week is my last chemo infusion. It will be one year and thirteen days after my very first poison drip. Everybody keeps smiling at me and exclaiming that I must be really excited. 378 more words


Oh my gosh, your eye is gone!

Where We Learn That Artificial Eyes Really Aren’t Round At All
by Rebecca Davis and Joe Palca
August 11, 2014

He was born with a rare eye cancer called… 78 more words


Red Eyes - Causes & Treatment

What is a Red Eye? Symptoms, Causes, Treatment of Red Eyes?

Red Eye” could be unilateral or bilateral. This condition could be as a result of an… 1,107 more words


I Don't Want To Try

During a checkout, a clerk in a shoe store glanced at my driver’s license issued pre-chemo and said with a crooked smile:

“Oh…it is you…just your hair is different.” 464 more words


Graduations, Visitors and Thank yous!!

This morning we have come to the clinic to watch a ‘Proton Graduation’ of a little girl from England called Jessica. She is three years old and has been receiving proton beam therapy for the last eight weeks to treat an eye tumour. 211 more words