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The New Normal: Unlikely Places

I hadn’t been able to put my finger on the word to describe it. The mood, the atmosphere, the camaraderie, the bond that comes with being a patient or family member visiting the University of Michigan Cancer Center on a regular basis. 748 more words

Goals, Challenges & Commitments (OH MY!)

Same run, but no tears this time

That’s two Saturdays in a row I’ve done the 5k Parkrun on Tooting Common. Last Saturday there were tears as I crossed the finish line; yesterday there weren’t. 216 more words

Breast Cancer

The Aftermath...

Divorce is not like Television or the Movies.  It doesn’t begin and end in one clear defined way.  It is long, drawn out and painful.  No one tells you that the Aftermath can be just as painful as the marriage and breakup.   462 more words


The New Normal: The Waiting Game

I suspect that you don’t have to be going through treatment for cancer in order to have to master the game of waiting.

There is a systematic process to everything in the University of Michigan Cancer Center. 439 more words


Shall We Dance?

I feel like I’m doing the Cha-Cha these days.

2 steps forward , 1 (okay, maybe 2) steps back.

I think this is what might known as the “Post-Treatment/Get To Know Your New Normal” Phase.  506 more words