Monthly Archives: January 2013

Preventable? Really?

I’m annoyed.  I recorded the news from NYC this morning because they advertised that they were having a doc on there who was going to discuss why so many young people were getting colon cancer. This doctor came on really to … Continue reading

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Conversations with my a*s hanging out.

On this recent trip to the hospital I had the pleasure of having a nurse who just graduated college in June.  Yup, 22, perky, and dumber than a bag of rocks.  (although that is rather insulting to the rocks!) She … Continue reading

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Supplemental Supplements

I talked to all kinds of people when I was first diagnosed.  One such person was a 12 year survivor of ovarian cancer.  She was someone who believed in naturalistic and hollistic medicine.  She was not someone who turned her … Continue reading

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Cry Baby

After I broke down talking to that man at Cancer Centers of America, I really didn’t cry again about my cancer.  I might have had one bad night when I broke down in bed. My boyfriend brought back my sanity … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medicine

(forewarning- this is being written while I still am undergoing a narcotic induced haze!) The hospital has a new policy of writing on your body in marker close to the area that is going to be operated on before surgery. … Continue reading

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Living without sugar

The first week I was home from the hospital after my diagnosis, I had a visiting nurse who was a cancer survivor.  “You have to give up sugar” she told me.  I thought about this for awhile.  I knew that … Continue reading

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How the heck did I get cancer?/Manifesting health in the New Year.

I saw an online review of “A Little Bit of Heaven” in which the reviewer claimed the movie was ridiculous because Kate Hudson’s character was a vegetarian with colon cancer. I wasn’t a vegetarian, but I ate that way most days.  … Continue reading

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