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Top Ten Ways To Know You Are A Cancer Survivor

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Alexandra
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10. Your alarm clock goes off at 6 a.m. and you're glad to hear it.

9. Your mother-in-law invites you to lunch and you just say NO.

8. You're back in the family rotation to take out the garbage.

7. When you no longer have an urge to choke the person who says, "all you need to beat cancer is the right attitude."

6. When your dental floss runs out and you buy 1000 yards.

5. When you use your toothbrush to brush your teeth and not comb your hair.

4. You have a chance to buy additional life insurance but you buy a new convertible car instead.

3. Your doctor tells you to lose weight and do something about your cholesterol and you actually listen.

2. When your biggest annual celebration is again your birthday, and not the day you were diagnosed.

1. When you use your Visa card more than your hospital parking pass.

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Tethys41
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11.  When you start buying shampoo...again.

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poopergirl14052
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Wow...you look "Good".....

You looked "good" bald with no lashes anbrowses...now you must get a razor and blow dryer

 

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Hearty Pioneer
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When you wear a hat for winter not because you have no hair

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lovesanimals
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I would add, When you eat apples because you enjoy the fruit, not because you're trying like crazy to have a normal poop!

Kelly

 

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When you start complaining about having to shave your legs again

When you actually have to blow your nose because it doesnt just drip out anymore..  lol

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When you start complaining about having to shave your legs again

When you actually have to blow your nose because it doesnt just drip out anymore..  lol

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ConnieSW
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Love that one.  Who knew that's what happens when you don't have nose hair!  Took me a while to figure it out when it occured.

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Glad to be done
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LOL.  YEah me too.  I was like "I hope Im not getting sick because my nose is dripping.  LMAO

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abrub
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When you view joint repair/replacement (or any non-cancer) surgery as "minor" where the rest of the world views it as major.

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culka
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expired and after five years you need a new one.

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NoTimeForCancer
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I have to say, I need some humor in my life and you ladies on the Ovarian cancer forum make me laugh!!  Way more interesting than my cancer forum.  Thank you. 

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When you can finally walk into Supercuts, and, instead of just chatting with your favorite stylist, actually sit in a chair and get a haircut!

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NoTimeForCancer
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When you look in the mirror and realize you really have to do something about your eyebrows.

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Alexandra
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lovesanimals
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You look gorgeous, darling!  You and I both have nicely shaped heads, if I do say so myself!

Kelly

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kikz
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You look so beautiful with no hair and with hair of course.  But you look strikingly beautiful in that picture.  

Karen

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Alexandra
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By the way I am the one on the right Smile

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kikz
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the old lady on the left looks more like me...except I have hair!

 

Karen

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lovesanimals
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You look very lovely too, mud and all!

Kelly

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JulieL
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Just bought myself a new IMac with EXTENDED WARRANTY - 3 years!!!!!   I am a survivor!!!

 

Julie

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