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Cancer Dragon
Archive: 06 2012
Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
Jun
25

Elliot, walking into the bathroom where I was brushing my teeth, looked at me seriously and said “I think my heart is going to explode.” Needless to say, I dropped my toothbrush and asked him what he meant. He put his hand on the upper left side of his abdomen and said, with a worried look, “It hurts… Read More

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Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
Jun
21

When I was just a baby, my older sister Michelle, being at the wise age of 2, decided that I was boring and informed my mother that this whole baby thing had been a bad idea. My mom was probably only slightly tired at the time (after all, she had been given the entire 2 week unpaid maternity leave from work… Read More

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Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
Jun
14

Don't know who this guy is... One of the ways in which real life is so completely different from any fiction you might see in a movie or on tv is the fact that even in the midst of tragedy, there are funny moments.  These you don’t see on tv.  Can you imagine Kate Winslet hanging off the bow of the… Read More

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Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
Jun
08

Saving a life, paying the price? One of the things that remains an important issue for my mom after all these years in treatment is the long term effects the very treatment that is saving her has caused. In the medical field this issue is often referred to as “survivorship side effects”. It’s a bit ironic,… Read More

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Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
Jun
04

The first time was my grandmother. I was 19. She was 67. The brain tumour that took her life was a complete surprise, we were so caught off guard we hardly had time to react, and then she was gone. Her funeral in St. Catharines was huge, people lined the streets with candles. I was your typical teen, just… Read More

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Nicole Scobie (aka CancerDragon)
cancermom
Member since
Apr 16, 2012

My grandmother, my mother, my son. Somehow, the cancer dragon skipped over me. Life is a roller coaster adventure, one with ups and downs, twists and turns. Our family is holding on tight for the ride, and somehow, happy. Together we are stronger than cancer.I write more about my cancer experiences at nicolescobie.com et en français au http://mamancancer.wordpress.com/

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