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Archive: 09 2014
countesstt
Sep
25

SUPER FREAK

In early November of 2006 I had my fourth chemo treatment.  That signified the halfway point for the chemo.  The next series of four treatments were to begin in December and would be a different cocktail of drugs than the first four.  Also it was going to take about 5 hours to administer at each visit.  I kept… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

Lisa Skelding
Sep
17

How Sociocultural Issues Impact Sexual Health

Culture, ethnicity, spirituality and family messages growing up are all ‘sociocultural’ influences on how people view themselves and others in terms of sexuality. A client explained to me that in her culture it is unacceptable for women to have open expressions of sexuality, let alone talk about cancer. Of course, if no one is talking about sex and/or cancer, then false information about sex, cancer and treatment side effects frequently prevails. Read More

Bumpyboobs
Sep
17

Let’s talk about Death (a from the heart, not scary post)

I watched a very good movie the other day, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. I’ve had an emotional reaction to the film. Like, a real deep big tear-inducing emotional reaction. The film starts off with the news reporter announcing that all attempts to stop this meteor have fail. The Earth will be… Read More

CharChar08
Sep
16

Triggered and GO!

My follow up entry to my first blog ever about this trip down Cancer lane...this entry is a little about our move right after the wedding and diagnosis and working with the fertility clinic so that we could move forward with booking my surgery! Which is Thursday now. Time flys...8 weeks since diagnosis almost to the day today, feels short and fast at the same time. Read More

countesstt
Sep
05

WAKE ME UP

Because I had cancer there were others in my community that were learning about this disease, re-evaluating things in their own lives and taking steps like getting a mammogram.  I guess by me having cancer it was a wakeup call for a lot of people that this could happen to anyone at anytime. One story is that… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

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