Facing Cancer
Sign InX
»forgot password?
Not a member ? Register

The Blogs

Archive: 02 2013

One Victory at a Time

*Originally written in July, 2012 a few weeks after my lumpectomy... In the weeks since I shared my recent cancer diagnosis, I have been truly overwhelmed, touched and deeply humbled by the outpouring of support from countless people. These days, it’s so easy to say you have a ton of… Read More


How do you stop worrying?

About two years ago Zsolt and I travelled with some amazing friends to Corfu, Greece. That was one crazy trip – particularly since we booked a non-refundable room in the cheapest hotel available, which happened to be in the craziest, loudest, most vomit-covered town on the island where British University… Read More


My Lumpy Life Lessons

*Note: Written in May, 2012 right after my diagnosis... I need to get something off of (and out of) my chest… I have a confession to make – I’m one of those people who resolve to focus on things that really matter when confronted by tragic situations, but after a couple of weeks, real life seems to get in… Read More

riding shotgun

A life in eight ends

Although this may not have complete relevance for this site, since I've written often about my Mom I thought you might indulge me in sharing the remarks I made at her funeral this past Friday. A life in eight ends Thank you for joining us today.  My first recommendation is that you get yourselves… Read More

Posted in: Uncategorized


Writing the Stories That Don’t Have an End

So I’m here in Ottawa after the big snow storm of last week, looking out the window and thinking I’m just going to write what’s going on, not construct this post around a particular theme. Stuff has happened the past few weeks. Stuff that isn’t about facing cancer, but rather about facing life – good… Read More

1 of 2 Pages
← Prev
Our Blogger Family
Featured Bloggers
The Other Side of Cancer
by sherry
As a long-term ovarian cancer survivor, I am thrilled that cancer that…

More » View Blog »

Stomachs are Overrated
by MalClaire
I am 27 years old, mother of 3 little ones under the age of 6. I am a…

More » View Blog »

both sides
Both Sides
by both sides
At 47, I was diagnosed with simultaneous bilateral invasive breast…

More » View Blog »

Lisa Skelding
The Side Effect No One Talks About
by Lisa Skelding
Lisa Skelding is a Clinical Social Worker, owner of Oakville’s…

More » View Blog »

by Bumpyboobs
I was diagnosed with breast cancer a few days after my one year wedding…

More » View Blog »