Tag Archives: control

ready for anything

If there’s one thing cancer teaches us, it’s to be flexible, and ready to adapt to any and all circumstances.  Try as we might to control our surroundings, to plan for an ever-elusive future, there’s simply no way we can … Continue reading

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when hope is all we have: elizabeth edwards remembered

Everyone has been writing tributes to Elizabeth Edwards over the last twenty-four hours.  The grief which I felt upon learning of her death yesterday was likely no greater than that of anyone else who admired her but never knew her personally.  But it may … Continue reading

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magical/irrational (CT scan eve)

Tomorrow morning, when I enter the radiology suite at Pennsylvania Hospital, my passport to cancer-land will be stamped yet again.  It’s time for my second CT scan. The first was over the summer, when I was still a little rough … Continue reading

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been there, done that

Tomorrow, my cousin’s wife will be starting chemo for breast cancer.  She was diagnosed a few months ago and has already undergone a partial mastectomy.  When I learned about her illness, I posted briefly over at my Planet Cancer page … Continue reading

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