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both sides
May
01

A Broken Body

A broken body gets its strength from resilience. Cancer treatment breaks our identity but after cancer treatment, the fallout of effects can keep breaking us for years to come. There is a Japanese bowl that is more valuable repaired than it was perfect. That is resilience and it is contagious. Read More

both sides
Mar
23

How to Begin

This is a blog about smallest steps, showing up to begin to make something happen – to change perspective and expectations. Just begin, it is the hardest part. Read More

both sides
Nov
08

Get Busy Living…...

Get Busy Living. After the diagnosis of my father’s lung cancer and soon aware of it’s metastatic nature, the Oncology Team put him on a targeted miracle drug. In those 5 years, he beat the odds, busy living and showing everyone the power of attitude that eludes explanation. Read More

countesstt
Mar
03

INVISIBLE

I have mentioned that there were several low points on this journey that will always stand out in my mind.  The second one happened the morning after I was admitted to the hospital and put into isolation.  This low point was really bad.  I call it “Silent on the Stretcher”. I woke up soaking wet because of… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

countesstt
Feb
17

ALL BY MYSELF

There I was at the cancer centre laid out in “stretcher bay”.  I still could not believe that my neutrophil count was at 0.0 and that they would not let me go home.  It was getting late in the afternoon so Mike decided that he better go home to meet the kids as soon as they got home from school to tell them… Read More

Posted in: Chemotherapy

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