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Archive: 11 2014
both sides
Nov
24

Ask for Help and the Cancer Blues

How can people understand? That's why we are here. There is so much that is deeper than the surgery, drugs and hair loss. The Cancer Blues campaign is helping spread this awareness as launched at the Mirror Ball. Read More

jc.chessell
Nov
24

A new Chessell rule

It's at this point I bring my Mom into the loop. I admit, I do it just as she's getting out of the shower. I waltz into her washroom and drop my towel. "Feel this", I say. She does and I bring her up to speed on the past couple of weeks. Remember when I said that our medical system works quickly when it has… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Nov
22

Toronto Good Times

Zsolt and I have run away to eploe! Actually no, we’ve been married for five years. But that’s a fun sentence to write. Zsolt and I have actually run away for mini vacation – or ‘mini break’ as they say in England. This weekend we are in Toronto for the Mirror Ball, but also, we decided that while we’re down… Read More

jc.chessell
Nov
17

Jazz Hands

It's been an emotionally exhausting 2 weeks of measuring my lump against the B12 bottletop and hoping it will have shrunk, or better yet be gone. I know my parents (or at least my Mom) know something's up, but we're great avoiders in my family. So mums the word.   My GP is a lovely woman, a great Dr with a… Read More

jc.chessell
Nov
10

Three Years Today

I’ve started my blog today because November 10 has become a date of some note. On that day, I took my first yoga class. I got in the shower without my shower gel pouffe-thingy. I found a lump in my right breast. Read More

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