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If "Draggin' Butt" Is Your Middle Name . . .

Picture a woman, nearing mid-30’s, pretty active, fairly healthy with no history of any serious medical issues. Now, let’s try to picture this woman’s face. Let’s just paint it tired. 408 more words


Round 2

March 29, 2015

My second round of chemotherapy has begun and I am a few days into the cycle.

Went down to Princess Margaret on Monday, March 23 for the infusion. 684 more words



March 29, 2015

As a youngster, we all had visions of playing sports at the world stage. Winning the Stanley Cup, race walking for Canada in the Olympics, riding in the Tour de France. 286 more words


Cooking Through Cancer: Kale Stuffed Potatoes

I told you I wouldn’t be cooking too often but I’ve been eying this recipe on Smitten Kitchen for a while now.  I love kale, I love potatoes and I love cheese.  393 more words


Marmite to the Rescue

March 28, 2015

I have recently picked up a copy of “The Emperor of all Maladies” by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Subtitled “A Biography of Cancer” it is the story of cancer; how long it has been with us, the early attempts to understand cancer, the trials and successes, the false claims and setbacks, the near breakthroughs and the discoveries that are around the corner. 365 more words


Healthy As A Horse!

I went for my physical today. I had to do the bodywork and urine sample. I had to get up super early because both my husband and I had an appointment at the same time. 114 more words