Ciao Bella

I’ve been puzzling over why losing my hair is so traumatic … and I think I have figured out why.  I’ve never been bald.  I was born with a full head of dark hair.  I wasn’t born with breasts … they came later.  I was pretty much fully developed by age twelve.  And also at […]

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Visiting Hours

Listen to this song as you read my blog today … My Heart Will Go On I had wanted to post a positive upbeat blog entry chronicling my 10-day journey through Emerg and being admitted to the Oncology Ward in Lakeridge Health Oshawa, but the words were too … clinical.  And that shouldn’t be happening […]

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But I have cancer …

The evening after my first chemo treatment for Triple Negative Breast Cancer, my friend, confidante and cohort in crime Sherri asked me what I wanted for dinner that night.  I told her I was craving a light and lemony pasta dish from the cookbook Simple by Diana Henry.  Earlier in my diagnosis, my friend Bridget […]

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