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My Real-Life Riddle

After surgery, I was given 2 treatment options.

Option 1 would allow me to live longer without recurrence of my cancer. The cancer would recur, but it would be kept at bay for maybe 2-3 years longer than option 2. 694 more words

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Birthday Bittersweet

I love celebrating other people’s birthday’s, but I like to have mine pass without much fanfare. Yesterday was my 37th birthday, and I honestly went back and forth on deciding to celebrate in a bigger way than I normally do this year. 471 more words

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Knitting on the round, and so many knots.

After my last knitting post I jumped straight in. I went to a local yarn shop and walked around like I knew what I was doing. 428 more words

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Chemo, Round 2

Thankfully my chemotherapy is a pill, so I can take it at home. The routine is set so that I take 3-4 pills every night before bed for 5 nights in a row. 430 more words

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the This is Some Big Bullsh*t list

I’m not much of a complainer. On the scale of 0 to complains-a-lot I’m probably a 1 or a 2. I know that complaining doesn’t help anything, and just wastes time that could be spent fixing the problem I’m complaining about to begin with. 920 more words

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Telling the Kids about Cancer

My first MRI was on a Friday, leading to a biopsy the following Monday– so that weekend was a mess. We had close to no information other than something really scary was happening. 798 more words

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Hair update

Don’t get to used to updates on my hair, because usually I literally spend 10 seconds on it in the mornings. It wasn’t until I was in college when I learned how to tame my natural curls, tame the frizz etc etc. 324 more words

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