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Archive: 02 2011
Bumpyboobs
Feb
27

Asking for help is a good thing

A large box full of goodies has arrived on my doorstep. They are frozen meals from a company that claims to be ‘just like homemade’, which is good because at the moment a little homemade comfort is exactly what the doctor ordered. Radiotherapy is nearly through, I can see the light at the end of the… Read More

afreshchapter
Feb
25

The Grass Is Pretty Damn Green

Sure, my chest is throbbing as I type this because I forgot to take my Tylenol an hour ago and my body still hasn’t healed from its recent surgical invasion. Yes, I don’t love that I am meeting with another oncologist in a couple of weeks to discuss my ovarian cancer risk and the drastic measures I should… Read More

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afreshchapter
Feb
22

I Promise You'll Look Better After

I slide into the fluffy terry cloth robe and admire the mist clinging to the buildings of downtown Vancouver. As I wait for him, I pick up an In Style magazine and leaf through the glossy pages of the December issue. I ignore the fluttering in my stomach and get lost in my desire for the stylish clutches and… Read More

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sandy_webb
Feb
22

The Diagnosis

TJ and I met on December 15, 1994. Like most couples we had our tough times, but even as many times as we threatened to throw in the towel (and believe me that was more frequent than I care to recall) we always ended up back together. I think it was because we had too much in common. Everything changed for us… Read More

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sandy_webb
Feb
20

Amazing Strength

Have you ever seen those quizzes that tell you what kind of dog you would be? Well, TJ would have been a Labrador Retriever. I know this without him ever even taking a quiz. I used to have a Lab, his name was Phantom. I had to put him down in 2004 after enjoying him for 14 wonderful years. Even TJ, who wasn't… Read More

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