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Cancer Survivorship & Survivor’s Guilt

March 20th, 2013

The Pierce County Cancer Survivorship Conference

I got up this morning, curled my hair all pretty for once, and applied my makeup carefully; I did not want to look like a frump for my presentation at the Pierce County Cancer Survivorship Conference. I pulled into the parking lot. There was not one space left. I was forced to park down the road, which […]

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March 8th, 2013

Survivor’s Guilt?

In my last post, I fretted that I would be plagued by survivor’s guilt for a long, long time. Not one day later, here I am whooping it up with my daughter, Adriana, and my “adopted” daughter, Brittany. Boy, we live on the wild side: I’m eating spaghetti and they’re eating ice cream. The funny thing […]

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March 7th, 2013

Survivor’s Guilt

In my last post, I brought up the fact that I’m beginning to have survivor’s guilt. I don’t know exactly when it started, I just know that it seems to be there, all the time, just beneath the surface. At what point does a person shake that off? I wonder. I was discussing the fact that […]

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April 23rd, 2012

What’s Happened To Me?

Tonight, at church, I’m going to practice the guiro with the bell choir… and the conga drum guy…and the cowbell guy. Then, I’m zipping over to the gym to play volleyball for a few hours. When I get home, I’m finishing up my homework (due Wednesday) for the creative writing class. What’s happened to me? […]

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