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Bumpyboobs
Archive: 05 2012
Bumpyboobs
May
27

Today is a post in response to Marie from ‘Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer’, who found the idea from Jen of ‘Keep the Calm’. The challenge is to post a photograph of yourself (or something that represents you) which captures the ‘you’ of the past little while. So this is my photograph. It’s so… Read More

Bumpyboobs
May
20

Last Friday involved a lot of heavy lifting. (Not for me, of course. There’s to be no heavy lifting with my right lymph node-less arm, but for Zsolt and my father.) We were collecting the last of the furniture from my grandmother’s old apartment in Montreal. It is so strange to see the place empty. This… Read More

Bumpyboobs
May
13

This ‘Mother's Day’ weekend, I’ve been busy going here and there, cooking this and that. It’s been a thoroughly enjoyable time – so my post this week is rather short and sweet. Today is Mother's Day. Twenty nine years ago (almost thirty, actually), my mother went through a whole lotta pain and… Read More

Bumpyboobs
May
06

Friday morning the toilet was running – that valve inside the tank wouldn’t lift all the way up, so it instead kept filling and draining continuously. This had been going on for a while. While the toilet reigns from Japan (where apparently, they do toilets very well), I suppose all good things come to an end.… Read More

Bumpyboobs
bumpyboobs
Member since
Feb 03, 2011

I was diagnosed with breast cancer a few days after my one year wedding anniversary. That was a shocker. After three years NED, cancer reappeared and pushed me to stage four. This blog captures life despite cancer. With international relocations, job search drama, fighting off apartment vermin, falling deeply in love and more. Life is challenging, but nevertheless inspiring and that’s what Bumpboobs is all about. You can find me over at @Bumpyboobs on Twitter, and hey - I wrote a lovely fiction novel! - over at http://www.CatherineBrunelle.com

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