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How did you miss it? 

How did you miss it? You’d be surprised how often I was asked this question in those first few weeks. As you can probably see from the couple of photos I’ve posted, I’m tiny. 1,318 more words

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1 in 8

Well it seems that never smoking, drinking very little ( I mean very little) alcohol, never abusing my body with drugs, eating a very healthy and well balanced diet and leading an active life and being a sensible weight just isn’t enough. 118 more words

This is Us

I figured before I really jump into anything else, I’d give you all a bit of background on us. The past 11 years have been a bit of a roller coaster, which is why I guess Matt and I handled the diagnosis of cancer pretty well. 2,698 more words

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How did we get here?

I’ve asked myself this question a million times over the past few months. How did we get here? How did we go from being a normal, middle class family, trying to find the balance between work, raising our 2 daughters, spending time with each other and keeping all the bills paid, to being a husband and wife fighting to beat cancer? 302 more words

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101 Things

101 Things I love About My Mom

  1. You’re my best friend
  2. You change people
  3. You’re resilient
  4. You don’t live in the past
  5. You’re stubborn
  6. You’re a fighter…
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One Week

One week until mom’s surgery. I thought I would be freaking out by this point but I’m not. She’s not either, which is calming and troubling at the same time. 132 more words

Against all Odds

I share the story of my amazing, strong and brave friend Keisha.

It was first published on the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. Read it here:  930 more words