Category Archives: Humor

the tampon incident (or, taking back my cancer)

A strange and unexpected thing happened the other day:  I made a conscious decision to share my cancer story with someone who had no idea I was ever ill. Four years ago, my cancer came seemingly out of the clear … Continue reading

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the whole story: thoughts inspired by “50/50”

I am constantly running up against the thought that it’s time to stop this exercise, that my story is stale.  That it’s time to step aside and let some other young adult with cancer shout to the world – as … Continue reading

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does my cancer offend you? tough s*&#!

I generally don’t spend much time reading random comments from anonymous folks on the Internet – in response to blogs, news bits, whatever – but today, I took a peek over at my ovarian sister Donna Trussell‘s latest cartoon, and … Continue reading

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It was a brutal night for the Phils, but we had huge fun with the gang (including Lucy and Marley!) in Narberth.

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first descents, jackson, WY: Aug 30 – Sept 4, 2009

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  By that measure, it would take me several volumes and likely many years to capture in writing what happened in Jackson this past week.  So I am starting with this video. … Continue reading

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serious (or funny?) as cancer

Is cancer funny?  Let’s see:  I’m funny, and I had cancer.  By the transitive property, does that make cancer funny?  Not quite sure. This question has been on my mind a lot in recent days, after seeing Judd Apatow’s sweet, … Continue reading

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