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Archive: 01 2012
sherry
Jan
31

What's Your Word?

We are only weeks into the New Year but 2012 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for us.  This is the year that we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of  our foundation and the Look Good Feel Better program in Canada.  We are in the early stages of planning the 20th issue of our annual… Read More

both sides
Jan
30

How Cancer Changes Us - A Teen's Perspective…

My teenage daughter was booked to go on an educational exploration of South America, including some volunteer projects just months before my diagnosis. I encouraged her to go, not to feel worried or held back by my cancer and to grow as a person on this trip. She was to go to Belize, Guatemala and Costa Rica,… Read More

both sides
Jan
27

Colour Outside The Lines

It is so hard for us to see outside of the box – life is all on a path, plans are made, tomorrow happens how it is supposed to ….. until that Cancer word changes everything. I’m not supposed to get cancer – I’m the doctor – it was all wrong, not at 47 . Not again….. not all in a week , not more surgery, chemo,… Read More

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sueglader
Jan
27

Things I Love, And I Don’t Know Why: #1

I find it soul satisfying to use something all the way to the very very end. You know, squeezing that last little ooze of toothpaste.  Or putting a bit of shower water into the bottle of shampoo to make sure you’re getting the last bits out.  Plucking the last piece of wood from the pile.  Staying on my… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Jan
26

Learning options at the Fertility clinic

One year after chemotherapy and I’m back at the fertility doctor. This is because I pressed my oncologist for the referral, though he insists – absolutely insists – that I wait at least two years with my hormone therapy before doing anything in regards to having a baby. If I can have a baby. . . Let me… Read More

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