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Archive: 09 2011
both sides
Sep
30

Checking off my Bucket List

I am sitting here with my belly sewn up from yesterday's surgery - hurts like stink and dizzy with pain meds. Nothing is as bad as last year and I recall my bucket list trip to the US Open 2 weeks ago - my birthday present. Court side seats to the women's and men's finals. It was an adventure to New York, my… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Sep
28

A touch of late night nerves

Oncologist appointment is tomorrow. This is my first in a long, long time. Actually I think I’m overdue for a scan. My doctor in Ottawa is absolutely great – great. He radiates great. But nevertheless I’m just a little nervous. Know the feeling? Everyone feels this way during their yearly MRI or… Read More

sandy_webb
Sep
28

Change

One afternoon this summer when the girls had come over for a swim one of them looked at me and said, "Don't you ever feel like you need some change in your life?" I said, "Seriously? Are you kidding me? Don't you think I have had enough change in my life over the past 2 years?" I don't like change. I don't… Read More

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Bumpyboobs
Sep
28

Learning to shine beyond my doubts

Let me introduce you to my two Catherines. Catherine A (let’s just call her ‘Ay’) is waist-deep in life and loves every second. She writes, she laughs, she licks her fingers after eating  ribs, sings as she drives, dances in the kitchen and she never passes up the opportunity to chat over a cup of tea.  Ay… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Sep
26

Psychological Healing

It feels so good not to live my life in 3 week, chemo-based, increments anymore. I feel like I can plan a little for the future and not have to cram everything into two week periods before I'm laid up from chemo again. I am well into my Christmas shopping and planning my weekends in October and November… Read More

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