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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



It started to hit me that I wasn’t going to be going back to work anytime soon.  At first I guess it felt like I was just on holidays but after a while life at home without going into the office each day seemed more permanent – so to speak.  I was really grappling with the fact that I didn’t have to go to work… Read More


Resolution #63: Be Careful What You Wish For

Did you ever watch Are you Afraid of the Dark? I did, and did again recently when the nostalgic, cheesy series popped up on my Netflix. Like most shows for pre-adolescents, each episode, while entertaining and often frightening, has a moral. And yes, I'm about to admit that my 28-year-old self learned from the… Read More

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The Therapy of Sharing

As my daughter introduces me to the cyber world of instagram and I explain to people how I have a virtual community of people who understand my journey, I realize the importance of this website and the community it creates. It is a kinship of traumatic emotion as we have all looked death in the face and… Read More

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Celebrating 1 year back at work - overcoming chemo brain

One year ago, returning to work was an exciting return to normality but a dauntingly tiring thought. The biggest fear, however was my chemo brain. It was not hard eventually to get through the day with a list and reminders but the multitasking challenge of work was a scary thought. Could I multitask at the… Read More

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