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the good, the bad, and the fucking weird

This morning, I can feel the tendrils of indian summer folding back the edges of summer proper. I usually feel a tinge of sadness at this time of year – a little bit of post-birthday blues along with my seasonal … Continue reading

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back in the saddle again

“Angry. Sad. Terrified… The usual suspects. And a few I can’t identify.” That’s how I responded to a text message from my close friend, Aubrie, last Thursday morning. She was texting to see how I was holding up in the … Continue reading

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the verdict

Part I – Written in my journal Friday morning… 7/15/16 Today is huge. HUGE. I feel like I’m on my way to a courthouse to be sentenced, knowing that I haven’t done anything wrong but afraid that the jury is … Continue reading

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A Kick in the Asana

Hey y’all. So, I’m super-duper excited… my first post is up on Cure Magazine’s website. Please share the following link if you’re so inclined!! A Kick in the Asana: How Cancer Made Me a Yoga Person Also, I super-duper promise … Continue reading

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Sun In The Sky, You Know How I Feel

Here’s the abridged version of what’s happened since my postcard. I was on the Vem/Cobi Combo for exactly three weeks. Since Cobimetinib (The MEK inhibitor) is a three week on, one week off med (like birth control), I was due … Continue reading

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postcard from transylvania

You know that scene in, like, every single vampire movie ever… the one where the undead’s skin catches a sliver of sunlight and spontaneously bursts into flames? Well, that kinda sorta happened to me. I was grateful for the fact … Continue reading

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T.K.O. in four rounds

as i sit down to write this, i’m feeling an anxiety/ambivalence only second to the night i activated my ‘you caring’ account and posted my diagnosis on facebook.  the reasons i am guarded now are so, so different from the reasons … Continue reading

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