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Archive: 12 2014
CharChar08
Dec
30

#IWearBlueForMe

About meeting physical/mental limitations after surgery and the dealing process... Read More

jc.chessell
Dec
15

Let the Tests Begin

It’s January 9, 2013. Today’s the day I go to the Breast Health Center, meet the doctors there and have the mysterious day of tests. My father is instantly uncomfortable -- put the word ‘breast’ together with the word ‘daughter’ and see how any man deals with it. He’s trying to lighten the mood in the waiting… Read More

Bumpyboobs
Dec
11

A gift of time, and stockings

I grew up with one giant red stocking. My grandmother made it for me It’s red felt, and has some reminants of glitter glue on it. Back when we were little and Santa was as real as real could be, it felt like a darn tooin’ miracle to walk into the living room Christmas morning and see those stocking filled… Read More

jc.chessell
Dec
08

A lie of omission?

I’m not going to lie to my family. If they ask, then I’ll tell them. But really, who’s going to ask a healthy 33-year-old if anything’s wrong with her health. It’s Christmas Day, we’re celebrating with my aunts, uncle, cousins and a menagerie of pets. We’re all crowded in my aunt’s little house, climbing… Read More

jc.chessell
Dec
01

One Moment, Two Impressions

Ever try getting a doctor's appointment in December? IMPOSSIBLE! I've dropped all of my ultrasound results at the Breast Health Centre, and am now waiting for another radiologist to look at them, as well as an appointment to get things underway. I'm trying to keep busy, successfully for the most part. Work is… Read More

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