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My Security Blanket

I’ve been having a hard time with this post. Someone once said,”If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!” Hence my silence. 401 more words

In Loving Memory of Susan: Fifteen Years Later 


It was a frigid January day. We were in the middle of a cold spell and I was suffering from chronic nose bleeds. “Just lie down on your back and relax!” the school nurse would insist, as I’d glare up at her, feeling the blood slide down my nasal passage and down my throat. 725 more words

Breast Cancer

What you need to know about Existential Suffering

Pain and Suffering are different things. This is something I have pondered in superficial ways at times. After reading quite an amazing post, Pain vs Suffering: Why they’re not the same for Patients, 839 more words

Breast Cancer

Cataclysm

A friend of mine read my tarot in January and foresaw, amongst other things, ‘cataclysm’. I thought it was going to be something Trump did. And then, on the first of February, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. 1,015 more words

Writing

25 Life Lessons From a Two-Time Cancer Survivor

Sometimes, a blog post comes along and it just resonates!  This was one I found via some new friends in Anti-Cancer Club (check it out – sign up for their newsletter). 617 more words

Survivorship

Today's Theme Music

She blew onto the scene in my mind in 1975. Four years later, she was gone.

Minnie Ripperton hit us with her five-octave prowess via  121 more words

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