Batman was a Six-Year-Old Girl

God, I wish there was a photo of 6-year-old me in my Batman costume.  I *LOVED* Batman – and dressing up – as a child.  Born in the last hour of 1965, I spent my early life as a little girl on my Dad’s knee watching Batman and Star Trek and the Carol Burnett show.  […]

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My Advice to Graduates

As the summer of 2017 starts and schools end … I watch as the children of family and friends graduate and move on to next chapters in their lives. I pause … and wonder what advice would I give to someone so fresh and new to the world?  Their (hopefully) whole life ahead of them?  […]

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Savour the Flavour

Part Two of my sensory tour, compliments of chemo.  Part One can be found here: Sense of Smell I am home from my second infusion of Taxol – my second type of chemotherapy drug and sixth infusion overall.  I have ten more to go.  Before they give me Taxol, they stop my immune system from […]

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Sense of Smell

Despite another week of weakness and sickness from chemo and illness, I managed to go for a leisurely walk with Carly and a friend tonight.  I was relieved to get out of my bedroom since I am spending far too much time sleeping away my days.  We walked along the lake at a nice, easy pace, […]

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Heart & Stroke

Today’s message is brought you on behalf of the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation. During most of my recent hospitalization, I was kept in the ISU – Integrated Stroke Unit – one floor below the Oncology Ward, who didn’t have an open bed for me. I was easy to care for since I was fully […]

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Fever

Well, I’m hot blooded, check it and see I got a fever of a hundred and three Come on baby, do you do more than dance? I’m hot blooded, I’m hot blooded … Hot Blooded by Foreigner Sorry … this isn’t a Hot Andrew* Diaries post. I waited a full 24 hours to see where […]

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