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I began writing my blog just before my mother died of glioblastoma, a terminal form of brain cancer. Roughly 6 months passed between the time that I made the decision to write the blog and actually start it. It isn't easy for me to talk to people about how I feel, which is why I write it. It... Full Bio
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Not so silent, actually. ... by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Not so silent, actually. Among all the crap that people always tell me, one of the most repetitive is that time will make things better. Ladies and gentlemen, I am h ... Read on »
Weddings and anniversaries (not my own) by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer (Have you voted for Daughter of Cancer as the Most Inspirational Blog today?) Getting ready for the wedding Yesterday I attended a wedding with The Boy. There ... Read on »
Sounds a bit weird, doesn’ ... by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sounds a bit weird, doesn’t it? After all, the poor man just died of brain cancer. But, yes, I am jealous. I would, of course, rather no one have to lose a family membe ... Read on »
Welcoming myself back into cyberspace by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I haven’t written in a couple weeks, and there is a good reason for it. Two, in fact. The first, as I mentioned just before I left, is that I went on vacation with Th ... Read on »
So I haven’t written in a ... by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I haven’t written in a couple weeks, and there is a good reason for it. Two, in fact. The first, as I mentioned just before I left, is that I went on vacation with The ... Read on »
Time for a vacation! by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I will most likely post about the trip when I get back, but I didn’t want anyone worrying when I was gone. Tonight/tomorrow morning The Boy and I are flying to Barce ... Read on »
Breaking in(to) a new apartment – literally by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Important Note: If you are a friend of the family, please do NOT tell my grandparents about this. Thanks. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted on the blog. There a ... Read on »
Important Note: If you are a fri ... by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Important Note: If you are a friend of the family, please do NOT tell my grandparents about this. Thanks. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted on the blog. There are ... Read on »
Physical deletion – or the absolute inability to do so by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few days ago, as I walked down a street, I found a cell phone on the ground. Knowing how much my life depends on my phone nowadays – seeing as I no longer know hardly ... Read on »
A few days ago, as I walked down ... by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few days ago, as I walked down a street, I found a cell phone on the ground. Knowing how much my life depends on my phone nowadays – seeing as I no longer know hardly an ... Read on »
Why I am jealous of Senator Ted Kennedy’s family by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sounds a bit weird, doesn’t it? After all, the poor man just died of brain cancer. But, yes, I am jealous. I would, of course, rather no one have to lose a family mem ... Read on »
Breaking in(to) a new apartment – literally by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Important Note: If you are a friend of the family, please do NOT tell my grandparents about this. Thanks. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted on the blog. There a ... Read on »
Physical deletion – or the absolute inability to do so by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few days ago, as I walked down a street, I found a cell phone on the ground. Knowing how much my life depends on my phone nowadays – seeing as I no longer know hardly ... Read on »
Why I am jealous of Senator Ted Kennedy’s family by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sounds a bit weird, doesn’t it? After all, the poor man just died of brain cancer. But, yes, I am jealous. I would, of course, rather no one have to lose a family mem ... Read on »
Welcoming myself back into cyberspace by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I haven’t written in a couple weeks, and there is a good reason for it. Two, in fact. The first, as I mentioned just before I left, is that I went on vacation with Th ... Read on »
Time for a vacation! by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I will most likely post about the trip when I get back, but I didn’t want anyone worrying when I was gone. Tonight/tomorrow morning The Boy and I are flying to Barce ... Read on »
Tears are the silent language of grief (French philosopher Voltaire) by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Not so silent, actually. Among all the crap that people always tell me, one of the most repetitive is that time will make things better. Ladies and gentlemen, I am ... Read on »
Weddings and anniversaries (not my own) by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer (Have you voted for Daughter of Cancer as the Most Inspirational Blog today?) Getting ready for the wedding Yesterday I attended a wedding with The Boy. There ... Read on »
A taste of my own medicine (which I knew sucked to begin with) by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer (Have you voted for Daughter of Cancer as the Most Inspirational Blog today?) The Boy texted me on Sunday night to tell me his grandfather had just died (unexpectedly ... Read on »
Daughter of Cancer has been nominated for a most inspirational blog award – Vote below! by DofC Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It is with great pride that I announce that someone has nominated Daughter of Cancer for an award in the most inspirational blog category (thank you, whoever nominated). ... Read on »