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Archive: 11 2013
both sides
Nov
30

If your tears had a voice, what would they say?

Tears are a human adaptation. Just as our body can be hurt in cancer, so can our mind. We must learn how to notice its pain. From sad tears to happy tears - a journey of healing in a poem. Read More

countesstt
Nov
27

WANNA BE STARTIN’ SOMETHIN’

Here I was on the eve before starting my first chemo treatment.  Clearly this was something I’d never imagined happening in my life.  However, it was here and it was now and I had to deal with it. My Dad and Sheila arrived a day early so that they would be there for my first treatment and to help out with… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Nov
24

Mirror Ball and THE CHAIR

Let me tell you about the chair. But to do that, I need to tell you a little bit about last night, and why we had to run out of our hotel room here in Toronto this morning. Last night was the Mirror Ball for Look Good Feel Better and FacingCancer.ca. We were fortunate enough to receive an invitation to the… Read More

countesstt
Nov
24

BAD BLOOD

So let us continue with the Chemo 101.  There is so much to learn about blood cells.  It is quite amazing how our bodies function and continue to function despite chemotherapy and other harsh treatments.  Human beings really are quite incredible.  We now know that chemo kills fast dividing cells and in the… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Nov
21

Challenge Accepted!

For as long as I can remember, I have always put a lot of pressure on myself to be the 'est': tallest, funniest, smartest, youngest, well, you see where I am going with this. By the time I was in grade 4, I was four feet, eleven inches - needless to say, tallest was not difficult through my formative years. In… Read More

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