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The Roles We Play

My mother’s sister Linda has arrived from Australia for her annual visit. We’ve got a trip to Roatan booked in a few weeks, but no one believes we’ll actually be going. Sad, because if ever I needed a vacation, now was the time. Linda is great to have around. She worked in the social work/medical field for 30… Read More


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


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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March on

My very first blog ever! and its kind of the start of my story...at least my Cancer story that is. My name is Charlene, I am 26 year old female and 57 days before my wedding I was diagnosed with a T3 Tumor on the high end of my rectum, pretty much my colon, and the biopsy came back as cancer. Read More


It’s been one year

It has been about one year since I was offically diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Zsolt and I were whispering about this in the bed yesterday. One year. Somedays feel like I'm living life cancer-free. Other days I begin to fear that I'm not doing enough, enough, enough to keep the cancer back. That's always… Read More

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