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Why I Won't Take Your Advice

I have written or spoken this monologue so many times over the past six months (yes, it’s been six months):

Thank you for thinking of me. 743 more words


Plaques, platelets and heart attacks

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

HEART attacks remain one of the most common causes of death. The good news is that over the last few decades, research has enabled us to understand the mechanism of death from heart attacks. 1,551 more words

Money Matters

When the Docs Win Out

Natural remedies can work wonders but a time can come when medical intervention has to be taken. Which is why I’ve been a bit quiet… … 562 more words

Chemo Sesh 2, Day 18, Fri, Aug 12, 2016

Last night I began to have jaw and hip pain.  I was so thrilled because I was afraid I was not going to experience all of the side effects chemo has to offer because really what is the point if I can’t say I know what going to hell and back feels like?  445 more words

Where to start?

I’ve been sitting in a coffee shop going through what I would write about for my first blog. I thought I’d start from my birth and then work my way up, but that’s a long story. 586 more words

Story Of Life

Fun Facts About Blood


  • 8 percent of your body weight is blood
  • coconut water can be used in emergencies as a substitute for blood plasma
  • pregnant women have 50% more blood by week 20 of pregnancy than they did before they conceived…
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Coping with Thrombocytopenia in Childhood Cancer

Symptom Management, Palliative Care, or Supportive Care to relieve side-effects is an important part of cancer care and treatment and should always form part of the overall treatment plan. 244 more words