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Archive: 04 2013
countesstt
Apr
29

SITTING WAITING WISHING

On July 4, 2006, my wedding anniversary, I went to the medical imaging centre and had the mammogram and the ultrasound.  (Now wasn’t that a fun thing to do on my anniversary?!?)  This was the first mammogram in my life.  The mammogram didn’t hurt but it was uncomfortable and awkward.  If you’ve ever… Read More

countesstt
Apr
27

I NEED A DOCTOR

In June of 2006 cancer claimed the life of a wonderful man named Louis.  He was the father-in-law of my brother.  My brother called me to give me the sad news.  When I answered the phone that night I had picked it up with my left hand.  Then I sat down at the desk.  I put my left elbow on the desk and I… Read More

riding shotgun
Apr
25

Collateral damage

Collateral damage is damage to things that are incidental to the intended target.  It is frequently used as a military term where it can refer to the incidental destruction of civilian property and non-combatant casualties.  Wikipedia It is clear there are many motivations to cause someone to write, to… Read More

countesstt
Apr
24

NO SUGAR TONIGHT

Kayaking with Vicky - Vancouver 2011 I guess I have had a pretty normal life for the average person.  I’ve had ups and downs like most people, I’ve had experiences with family and friends both happy and sad, I’ve lived in different places and travelled here and there, and I have tried to be the best… Read More

clawson
Apr
23

Bare With Me

Let me start by saying that body image has always been an issue for me. I’ve owned one bikini in my entire life – and it only made one appearance during Spring Break in university, where I was probably too hung over to fully appreciate what I was doing! I have spent countless hours wishing that my… Read More

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