Chemo Day 27: Amazing what some swelling can do…

Chemo is delayed even further. Am I going to be admitted to the hospital or not? Magic Eight Ball anyone?
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(Can you tell I’m still getting used to wigs?)

Chemo Day 20: Fatigue & Morning of Gilad Shalit’s Release

Is it the wrangling of the little uns? Having run in the 5k? The pitiful attempt at riding Sunday? Or the chemo? Who knows, but I am BEAT.






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Reflections on Survivor Stories: Geri Moran, Arnold Roufa & Ted Brown

When you make it to the “other side,” you feel the need to grab as many others’ hands as you can who are also fighting the disease and take them with you.






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My Story Part III: There’s no such thing as a free lunch

It was as though I were floating in space as soon as the word, “Cancer,” filtered through my ear drum. All senses suspend. Appendages go numb. Lips feel fuzzy. Time stops.






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Chemo Day 12: I don’t like Mondays

A visit from Cantor Sally Neff Greenberg, fellow Oberlin College graduate & knitter extraordinaire, and Schmooie, the feline breast cancer & quadruple mastectomy survivor, perks up a particularly difficult Monday.

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