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Archive: 12 2011
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Believe ...

It was Boxing day and I was on call, visiting my list of patients. It is almost a year of being back to work from my cancer journey and my energy is almost back after my latest surgery 2 weeks ago. In the hospitals, Christmas has a special feel but work goes on through the holidays. In our rounds, we deal with… Read More


The Secret of Success…

SUCCESS To laugh often and to love much To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends To appreciate beauty To find the best in others To leave the world a bit better Whether by a healthy child, a garden… Read More

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

I have been reading my fellow bloggers’ posts about how the holiday season can seem even more ‘magical’ after a cancer diagnosis.  I believe it’s true, that once you’ve faced some of the most challenging of days and lived to tell the tale – literally – you do become even more grateful for the… Read More


Late night IFs that crawl into bed

Late at night, once Zsolt has finally come to bed (I’ve already been there for an hour, reading my Terry Pratchett), we lay together in the darkness beneath our four layers of duvets and blankets, and we talk. We speculate. We console. And inevitably  one of us will begin asking:  The ‘Ifs’ . . . “What if I… Read More


Merry Christmas Aunt Flo

Well, it's Christmas time, a time that seemed so far away back in March. I didn't know if I was going to see winter and here I am celebrating Christmas. You here the words 'you have cancer' and everything becomes about the present and the future somewhat fads away. I was more worried about losing a breast and… Read More

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