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Archive: 01 2011
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Jan
21

Chemo and my Biological Clock

November 23, 2009. As I shuffle out to the waiting cab, my gelatinous legs and weak lungs do their best to propel me forward. The November air slices through my raincoat and I try to keep my left side still as a shiver runs up my spine. I give the cabbie the address and focus on inhaling the pine freshened… Read More

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Jan
18

If Only She Could Hear Me

She keeps the fear locked between her shoulder blades. You can barely see it as she checks items off her to-do list and sorts resumes into piles on her kitchen table. The open window lets in the evening breeze, but she doesn’t even notice the clean air or the sound of the driving November rain as her fingers… Read More

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Jan
14

My Date With Oprah

OK Universe: someone emailed me to say that I should be more specific. So, I decided to take a mini break from writing and create a fantasy of what could be. Care to join me? It’s early spring 2011. I've recovered from my final surgery and finished the first draft of my book. Along the way, I have continued… Read More

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Jan
11

The Moment My Life Changed

On October 27, 2009, I launched out of bed and into the shower. I remembered that I had signed up for a Project Management Conference and wanted to look my best. After blowing out my hair as quickly as I could, I selected my favorite black pantsuit from where it hung nestled in the closet between my grey… Read More

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