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The Struggle: Part 1

“Do not fear, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen and help you.  I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” 615 more words


In the midst of the storm

I stand in the middle of a storm. Winds are blowing all around me.  There are trees and debris flying everywhere.  I have no protection from the stabs and jabs these items cause.  877 more words

The Path

Hope is Here!!

One of the greatest joys since being diagnosed has been volunteering with Lung Cancer Canada as a sitting board member and co-chair of their programs committee. 154 more words

Lung Cancer

Another milestone 

Yesterday was my last 6-month post-cancer checkup. From now on, my plan is to just visit my family doctor once a year.

It was an uneventful visit. 138 more words

Breast Cancer

The Other Shoe

Today marks an anniversary for me. I should probably write about that—what happened, why it is so important, how it evokes a strange combination of genuine elation and sadness. 490 more words

Survivorship | Breast Cancer Treatment

It’s been over two months since my last blog post. Can you believe that?! Two months! A lot has happened in two months and I’ve been so busy that I haven’t had the time to sit and write. 462 more words

Breast Cancer Survivorship: Post-Diagnosis/Screening and Recurrence

Breast cancer survivors have an increased risk of getting a new breast cancer compared to those who have never had breast cancer. That is why it is important to get the follow-up care your doctor recommends. 211 more words