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Archive: 07 2015
both sides
Jul
23

Let’s Talk about Pain - an unspoken cancer effect.

Let's talk about pain - one of the unspoken sides of cancer treatment, survivorship and symptom management. Pain contributes to immobility, depression, fear and inability to work. Let's talk about it to improve quality of life and those around us. Let's open the conversation to the Cancer Blues Read More

both sides
Jul
22

Fitness in Survivorship - What about being a Mermaid!

Finding fun and enjoyment in fitness is key to keeping it in your routine. What about being a mermaid!!! Read More

jc.chessell
Jul
15

Hair today, gone tomorrow

I really didn’t expect to be so upset by my hair loss. I’d had short hair for as long as I could remember, thought it would be no big deal. My hair had been every colour under the rainbow, even, I think, my own. I had grown it out the year before my diagnosis, and kept it a pretty “grown up” blonde. I figured… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

countesstt
Jul
07

SO LONELY

Now that I was in isolation, I made myself at home in my hospital room because I knew I was going to be there for awhile.  Mike brought me pjs, slippers, my quilt, the portable DVD player, movies and some books.  I was hooked up to an IV and other things for the first couple of days.  I slept a lot the first… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

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