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Pain and Frustration

Pain is a funny thing. I’ve been in pain before, but in the past, it’s all been temporary. Pain from being ill, breaking a bone, having surgery, etc. Chronic pain is different. Chronic pain consumes you. Not just physically, but … Continue reading

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The Fine Line

As I have shared many times previously, the worst part of having cancer is the uncertainty. You never know from month to month, day to day, even hour to hour, whether or not your health status will remain stable or … Continue reading

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A Love/Hate Relationship

Now that the holidays are finished (almost) I thought I would take some time to sum up my feelings about the holiday season. I was particularly reflective this year throughout the whole season. I am not sure why, but hopefully … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For…….

Time passes so quickly. I had planned to update my blog shortly after my last scan and checkup, like a month ago. But, work has ruled my world and kicked my butt so far this year and I just haven’t … Continue reading

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Friends in Low Places

Has it really been 24 years since Garth Brooks released his hit “Friends in Low Places?” Man I feel old. It seems like just yesterday that he was inspiring us with his tale of showing up at a fancy schmancy … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

Since my last scan came back questionable, life has once again gone into overdrive. My oncologist went out of town the week after the news broke. How I wish I could be one of those quiet, patient, easygoing people with … Continue reading

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The P Word

In cancer land, the “p word” also known as progression, is never good. I knew it was coming from the very first day of diagnosis. Progression is inevitable once you’re stage IV. Everyone’s experience is different. Some go years without … Continue reading

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