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This Time Last Year & 29 Weeks Pregnant...

I was planning to write and post this last week but I kind of forgot! So I am doing it now but I did have a draft copy written down on a piece of paper because I had to do the dreaded glucose test which takes 2 hours so I had time to kill. 387 more words

Light the Night

Last night was a great night. It was the Light the Night walk in Astoria Park! What is Light the Night you might ask? Well, it’s a series of walks that takes place across the country benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) funding of research to find cures for blood cancer. 362 more words

Bye Hair, Hello Anya

This is by far the toughest post I’ve written. I can’t explain it. My mindset on this specific side effect of chemo changes daily, even hourly. 2,544 more words



You’re probably wondering why this blog is titled “21 squiggle squiggle… etc.”. I’m sitting here, in bed, on this cloudy Sunday morning trying to figure out what this update should be titled. 508 more words

Chemo Brain

Being at a loss for words is a strange and foreign experience to me. I’ve written and re-written this post for the past three weeks now. 420 more words


3. This shouldn't be me...

Last week, as I walked into the Allan Blair Cancer Center, tears rushed down my face as I told the receptionist that I was here for my first chemo treatment. 891 more words

How to Not be Bored When Going Through Cancer

When going through a cancer diagnosis, chances are that you have a lot of extra time on your hands. At least, I do. This is something that I struggled with quite a lot. 644 more words