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Archive: 09 2012
both sides
Sep
30

Why Do I Want To Go To New Delhi?

Breast cancer blindsided my life in 2010. I had convinced myself that nothing else could happen after emergency surgery and long hospital stay on suction tubes 5 years earlier when my appendix ruptured. The second cancer 5 days after the first derailed me. I was losing control like an avalanche, fighting to… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Sep
29

#Delhi2013 is My Fresh Chapter

For those of you who don't know, I want to go on a trip to India with 12 other cancer survivors. Terri Wingham, a trailblazer in the cancer (survivorship) world, it taking 12 survivors to India for two weeks in February to volunteer, give back and find a little bit out about themselves. Terri has asked that… Read More

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sandy_webb
Sep
27

A Corner Turned - Unexpectedly

Below is a post I wrote for my personal blog on the date and time noted. That day and the revelations I had were a giant turning point for me. I wanted to share it with you as I wrote it that day. The photograph is the actual sunset I was watching that evening. It is Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 6:30 pm. To you,… Read More

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afreshchapter
Sep
27

Gratitude, Friendship, and New Adventures

As I rub the sleep from my eyes and tell myself it's 8:30am (and not 5:30am as my computer and internal clock are suggesting), I can't help but feel tired AND incredibly grateful. I arrived in Toronto last night and had the opportunity to catch up with some friends (old and new) and I love that these friends… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Sep
26

Hope Floats

As a breast cancer patient and now survivor, I was inundated with a variety of words, symbols and phrases. 'Stay positive' and 'It's only hair' were very common phrases and the pink ribbon symbol was just about every where (including places like the shrink wrap packaging on mushrooms, K-cups for Keurig coffee… Read More

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