Author Archives: Naomi

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Happy Tears

I have some great news. First of all, I got my MRI results and have found out that the tumour in my left lymph node is essentially gone! And the tumour in my breast has shrunk down from a whopping … Continue reading

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The week ahead

Because my chemo is on a two week cycle, the first weekend after chemo is tough, but the second weekend is much better. And this weekend has actually been great. My energy levels have been close to normal so I … Continue reading

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Things I Am Looking Forward To

Because we’re nearing the end of chemo, I’ve let my mind turn to all the things I am looking forward to once it’s done.  (I have a feeling this will be a recurring theme in future posts.) Here are a … Continue reading

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Round 7

In the waiting room for Round 7 of chemo and saw this book. I haven’t read it, but I like the title.

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A few photos

Mitchell and Nate on the weekend. All of the above photos were taken by T’ai. The two bottom ones, of me in the red hat and of me in the wig were taken when we decided to do a mini-photo-shoot. … Continue reading

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Distillery District Walk

My sister T’ai is visiting right now and it has been so wonderful having her here. A couple of days ago, I was feeling really strong so we went for a walk to the distillery district. We sat at a … Continue reading

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Second Email Update

March 3, 2013 Hi friends and family, I just wanted to share a little update with you. First the good news – The CT scan has confirmed that the tumors are shrinking. In fact, the scan said that there were no longer … Continue reading

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