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Archives for November 2009
The toilet caper
After I was told I had Lymphoma it was decided that I needed a lower GI to check things out. So my father, brother and I drove 180 miles in the early morning to the hospital where this would take place. The first thing that scared me was this tube attached to a two gallon bag. The second thing is when they tell you its…
A Thanksgiving memory that makes me smile.
November 22, 2009 - 12:38pm A couple of years back we all decided to gather in the desert for Thanksgiving at my sister in-laws house in honor of her (she had passed several weeks earlier). We decided none of us wanted to cook so we pre ordered our dinner from Safeway, sounds easy right? Well, we weren't in a hurry to eat…
Things you wished never happened
As a male I never had to face a Gyno doctor or have a breast exam. But after having cancer my doctor decided that I should have an Ultrasound on my testicles. Of course my first thought is that it will not happen for a while and I can think about it. But no, the test is in 20 minutes. My next fear was realized when a very…
ON THE WATER
We used to own a boat and we would tool around the Delta on it. I do not swim well so even though I enjoyed myself I was always a tad bit nervous. One day we were docking in prep to go home (I am not good at docking either)which always made me more nervous. I trust my husband totally so when he told me to go to the front…
As a cancer survivor and caregiver I seem to get constant reminders about our struggles in life. My cousin and I went out for a quick evening sail on his small boat. We were heading back home when the Lake Superior wind completly died. We were becalmed two miles from our dock. Feeling quite secure with out new outboard…
The Love of a Child
I have a cute and somewhat humorous story. In 2007 I was dx with cancer for the 3rd time and of course chemo was required, to say that I was not happy about it is an understatement. Well, I went in had the chemo came home and pretty much slept the rest of the day. When I awoke the next day I felt pretty poorly, however I…
Here we go!
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