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On Writing about Illness

I’ve contemplated how best it is to share this story, this experience of being a young mother, fighting this illness. I started this blog to keep friends and family in the loop about what’s going on. But I also started … Continue reading

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Small steps

I am finally starting to feel better from the last round of chemo. The cold is slowly going away, and the side effects seem to be getting better. In fact, I was feeling well enough to participate in an academic conference … Continue reading

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Lifting the Clouds

In the past, I’ve tried to explain what chemo is like and it always ends up being something like this:  Imagine you are having the worst day. You wake up with a searing headache, you spill coffee on yourself, you … 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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