Category Archives: The Not Cancer Part

I Love My Library…

I’m pretty lucky here in Seattle to have access to 3 major public library systems. That isn’t true in or near all big cities. In small towns, you’re really limited to only one – the county system. I think that for people who have one or no options, that really sucks. Everyone should have access to library materials no matter where they live.  Continue reading

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Happy Unbirthday

This year, it feels like I’m living life through the looking glass. Like I’ve tumbled down a rabbit hole and the only way out is through to the bottom. So, I’d already decided several weeks ago that this year would be … Continue reading

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The Billionaires are Winning and Patients are Losing

The business of medicine and health insurance is dark and dirty. That’s what it is. A multi-billion dollar business. And all of it is set up to benefit, not the patients, but the people who run the business. All aspects … Continue reading

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When You’re Down and Troubled…

All days with cancer and chemo treatments aren’t all rainbows and unicorns. Some days it all just sucks. While I try to take each day that I’ve gotten past another day or month of treatment in stride, I do have … Continue reading

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When You Need a Helping Hand

I’m not here to say you can’t “do” cancer alone. You most certainly can. It just really, really helps to have a good support network. While chemo treatments were going along like they’re supposed to, and the anti-nausea meds weren’t … Continue reading

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Tips for Friends & Family

I’ve had some visitors and helpers in the past couple of months. I thought I’d post what I want/need to help others who will be helping, and others who might be going through this. Energy Cancer isn’t like having a … Continue reading

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My ER Adventure

As I’ve mentioned before, I have had trouble shaking some sort of cold or upper respiratory crud since October. After 2 rounds of really stunning antibiotics, it seemed it was finally going away the week after Christmas. New Year’s week, … Continue reading

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