Tag Archives: Cancer

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Balloons of Remembrance

There are days that stick in your mind and stay with you forever. November 22, 2010 is one of those days.  The word “cancer” was spoken that day; to me, and to the family of an eight-year-old boy named Rex. This is another one of … Read More

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Another Day of Thanksgiving

  Two years ago-   A Thanksgiving holiday full of uncertainty.   Still reeling from the diagnosis of cancer only days before, we came to the family gathering with  more questions than answers.   We were playing the waiting game that some of you know all too well. Waiting for the oncologist appointment, … Read More

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Watercolor Memories

  Minutes. Hours. Days.  They trickle away like water through my fingers.  As I experience them the moments seem full, busy, and even meaningful, but when I turn to look back upon them I do not see them as crisp and clearly defined in my mind, but instead most of them have become a blur.  … Read More

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Cabbage Head or Chemo Brain?

 As unattractive as this photo is, it is beautiful to me because it is evidence of the healing process my body has gone through in the last few months. Chemotherapy drugs are designed to attack reproducing cells, but unfortunately they cannot tell the difference between … Read More