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Archive: 10 2012

Follow Up is Frightening

The ticking of the clock is getting louder as the days pass. This week it will be 10 months since I found out I am in remission from advanced Thyroid Cancer. I was diagnosed in June of 2009. I sat the doctors office in shock, even though I had already self diagnosed, and knew in my gut it was Cancer. But even… Read More


Happy Halloween from Bumpyboooooooo!

I love Halloween. There’s something about this time of year that is so filled with simple pleasures – it’s partly nostalgic and partly in the present. You know what I mean? We used to dress up and run house to house, now we’re the ones dishing out candy and eating about half between doorbell rings.… Read More

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Margaret Wente needs an injection of humanity OR a dose of Vitamin G OR (worst option) time alone in

It was a close call on whether or not to share my thoughts on Globe & Mail opinion writer Margaret Wente's column from today's paper. (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/can-we-just-relax-about-our-breasts/article4697889/) On the one hand, giving her puerile perspective greater exposure is an anathema… Read More

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The light and the shadow

The Light and Shadow I always said cancer's shadow is there A risk in my mind that I try not to share Then it was clear how bright was the light That shone on my new path with strength from the fight It not only brightened my spirit to be The light was so strong that it helped others see That light can be… Read More


Talkin' Breast Cancer with an Old Lady

Because of my age, I have been given many opportunities to speak about my experience as a 26 year old cancer patient and the most recent experience allowed me to spread my own awareness to young girls. I was asked to speak to a group of Girl Guides between the ages of 15 and 18 and it was quite honestly an… Read More

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