Stage IV

What is your favourite season? What is your most favourite thing to do in that season? What is something you’ve always wanted to do but haven’t yet done? What is your biggest wish? Now close your eyes and imagine you’ve just been told you have Stage IV cancer and only 6 months to live. What […]

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Breast Story

This is going to be one of those blog entries that is a bookmark work in progress.  As I research the story of our breasts and bring in the context of cancer, I will modify this post into a whole chapter.  Check back occasionally for updates. My breasts are two of the smallest in the […]

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Carly … My souldog

We shouldn’t have Carly.  I almost didn’t take her.  When I realized we had walked into a puppy mill, I told 12-year-old Matthew that we wouldn’t be taking a puppy.  I had picked him up at a Friday night birthday party, and driven 1.5 hours to Colborne, Ontario to get this pup on July 16, […]

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And though she be but little, she is fierce

Shakespeare ~ A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Act 3, Scene 2 I am mostly fearless. I meet cancer head on and don’t flinch … which is exactly how I have always approached life. Tomorrow is my third of four chemotherapy infusions with the AC combination of drugs:  doxorubicin (Adriamycin), and cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan). Once the AC combo […]

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