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Archive: 06 2012
both sides
Jun
27

Bye Bye Boobies….Hello Life

Well, I have to thank Riding Shotgun for this opportunity to make a team to Run for the Cure. I have never done it before and I am now ready to walk/run beside survivors and soak up the positive energy without fear of comparison. I just completed the Oakville Hospital run – I owe them so much, all my recent… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Jun
27

Forget-Me-Not

Between my diagnosis and the end of treatment, there was certainly more time spent thinking about cancer than thinking about anything else. Things have changed, thankfully. However, I do still think about cancer – a lot. I mean how can I not? I’m missing a body part, I have a doctor’s appointment almost… Read More

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Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
Jun
25

Fear

Elliot, walking into the bathroom where I was brushing my teeth, looked at me seriously and said “I think my heart is going to explode.” Needless to say, I dropped my toothbrush and asked him what he meant. He put his hand on the upper left side of his abdomen and said, with a worried look, “It hurts… Read More

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both sides
Jun
24

The C Card…

Did you ever have those times when you wanted to pull out that special consideration C card? Times when you were so exhausted from chemo that there was a parking spot for pregnant mums but not for chemo patients? Times when people complained about the line up or a minor inconvenience and you patiently stood… Read More

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Bumpyboobs
Jun
24

Wanting better options

Thursday was a heavier day, and not just because of the heat. Every six months, now moving forward to every year, it’s scan time. Thursday morning I had a mammogram, and I was meant to also have an ultrasound. Anyhow. We go to the hospital. They squish my breast till I’m standing at the machine (as the… Read More

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