Monthly Archives: October 2010

My Mother’s Breasts

Click here to read my tribute to my mom for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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The Rude Awakenings of a Chronic Insomniac

I think one of the more difficult, if not surprising aspects of this journey has been the realization that not everyone you know is going to treat you particularly well. Of all the things I’ve dealt with in the last … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Guest Blog Posts

Recently I’ve had the honor of being asked to write some blog posts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Even though I have these posted on my “Other Writings,” I wanted to give these special attention just because it is Breast … Continue reading

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The Captain Kirk or Mr. Spock Aspects of Caregiving

Cancer…hopefully not the Final Frontier. These are the continuing voyages of a Cancer Caregiver. Her ongoing missions of caring for a cancer patient through painful and frightening treatments, to seek out hope when hope seems futile, to boldly push herself … Continue reading

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