cancer

love and loss

It's been a rough month. I know. You probably don't want to hear one more story about Dakota. I'm sure you don't. His passing has left such a hole in…

climb to conquer cancer

Click Here to Donate Each year I try to take part in the annual Climb to Conquer Cancer. This is a 7-mile walk (or run if you're that ambitious --…

feed me

A friend posted this link, What the World Eats, on Twitter the other day. It came shortly after I had made some decisions about my own eating habits. I've been…

blight

Today I had a six month checkup for cancer. We've backed down from every three months to every six. That's a good thing. I haven't had any biopsies taken in…

what we wish for

We recently finished up Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy (you can hear an interview with the author on NPR's Fresh Air). In this book, Grealy accounts her bout…

picture the cure

Today is the day for the Picture the Cure benefit in Toronto. This is Irina's second year in working on this project. I want to give her huge kudos for…

picture the cure

photo by irina souiki As long-time readers know, cancer has touched my life in more than one way. In 1999, a co-worker was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was as…

free

photo by me I had my three month dermatologist's appointment today. I always get so nervous. I know she's going to cut me. I know that she will find something.…

cloudy horizons

photos by me. I'd like to write something here. I actually have a lot on my mind. I can't connect things, though. My mind is a fog. I'm having difficulty…

another round

photo by blackpearlz. I knew this was coming. I could feel it somehow. There was an 80% chance that it was going to happen again anyway. I know it's "just…