Tag Archives: cancer

bumps in the road

Life likes to throw us curve balls. It’s fate’s way of making sure we are paying attention. I am a cancer survivor. Which means sometimes things cancer make me feel emotions in technicolor. Recently, one of my childhood friends lost … Continue reading

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more life lessons

“Life gets mighty precious when there’s less of it to waste” ― Bonnie Raitt Ain’t that the truth. I have been living with some news about a person I honestly love for a couple of days, and well now is … Continue reading

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some men are a wee bit clueless: tales of academia vs. cancer continue

So…unless you have been living under a rock, you know what is irking my Tamoxifen-laden brain this week is the whole deal with the woman named Elizabeth Furey with a rare form of  Hodgkin’s who wanted to walk with her … Continue reading

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shame on chestnut hill college – no compassion for cancer patient

File under God don’t like ugly: Posted: Thu, May. 3, 2012, 3:00 AM  College rigid on cancer patient’s request Ronnie Polaneczky, Daily News Columnist Philadelphia Daily News Maybe not enough administrators at Chestnut Hill College know what it’s like to … Continue reading

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out, out damn lump

Greetings from the land of pain management, this is Julie McCoy your cruise director. (Savor the moments people, because rarely am I so mellow.)   The news of the Rialto? C’est comme ça: it’s out and the margins were hopefully clean … Continue reading

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a couple of clouds on a sunny day

Today is a weird one.  First there was the call from my surgeon’s office that they had not yet received my written surgery clearance from my primary care’s office.    So I called my primary care and said I don’t want to whine … Continue reading

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