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Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert

The real deal is that I don't have time for cancer. I have a day to roll through, a business to run, a lawn to mow, kids to love, and dogs to feed. Yet, in the most miraculous of ways my cancer has been a tremendous catalyst for self-growth. I have become deeply humbled and grateful for those... Full Bio
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The End by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Yeeeikes! I posted some pretty complainey stuff in the last post and then disappeared into thin air for a couple of months! Makes me wonder why I was posting about my Carac ... Read on »
Carac Days 7 - 13 BRAVERY by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Boy, I've been a bad blogger. Honestly, I wanted to wait to blog until I had something positive to report, little bursts of hope that future readers would glom onto, as I h ... Read on »
Carac Days 3 - 6, ICE PACK!!!! by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Day 3 went fine, with minor burning and itching, along with minor headache and eye swelling. Day 4 was a killer. I put the Carac on and 15 minutes later my face felt lik ... Read on »
Carac Chemo - Day Two by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Am applying the cream around noon because my work starts getting demanding about 7:00 a.m. and I just can't seem to squeeze the application session in any sooner. The proc ... Read on »
Carac Chemo - Day One by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I've done everything I can think of to prepare myself for what is to come. At this point my blog will just become a diary with the goal of paying forward the enormous amo ... Read on »
Google: The Best Frenemy a Cancer Chick Ever Had by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer What is it about Google? Its allure is more tempting than a gallon of butter brickle ice cream after a really crappy day. Like most people, I Google everything, even ... Read on »
Round Two: Let's Get Ready to Ruuummmmble! by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here we are, back in the ring for cancer, round 2. This time it's skin, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and its baby sister, actinic keratosis (AK) . The similarities ... Read on »
Cancer, you are one stupid piece of DNA by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Jennifer Bunker CRS GRI Utah Real Estate Broker Read on »
Communication That Matters by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I so badly want to sit down with another person who has cancer, look into their eyes and have a meaty, meaningful discussion about their experience. I am so sick of the pl ... Read on »
Secrets of the Sick Kid by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Been thinking lately about extending an apology to a group of people who I admire and respect very much, the South Ogden City Planning Commission. In December 2007, I w ... Read on »
The Problem With Pinkwashing and Other Corporately Sponsored Cancer Events by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I want to briefly express my concern over a couple of issues. I've provided links that will help you do your own research, should you be interested Pinkwashing. Defined a ... Read on »
Dear Mom, Today Senator Kennedy Died of Cancer by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Dear Mom - One of your favorite people, Senator Ted Kennedy, died today of cancer. Even though it's been twenty three years since cancer took you off this planet, a ... Read on »
A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to My Cancerversary by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I guess you could say that I'm feeling a little more experienced at cancer than I was last year. I feel as though I've hit my 20's in my cancer life ... sort of quieted d ... Read on »
Friendships Are The Cornerstones of Our Lives by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A dear friend emailed me after reading a few posts from this blog and apologized to me for initially saying "I'm so sorry" to me after hearing that I had cancer. He did ... Read on »
The Bionic Woman? Will We Build Her Better Than Before? by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A friend just Twittered me to ask if my Doctor's appointment yesterday resulted in plans to "take stuff out, put stuff in, or move stuff around." Pretty accurate actua ... Read on »
One Year Cancerversary: Love, Life, Lessons by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer June 6th hasn't ever been that great of a day for me. It's the day in 1986 that cancer finally killed my beautiful, vibrant, witty, intelligent mother. It didn't get her ... Read on »
But ... I Just Came Here For My Itchy Ears! by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So, I was putting some days between me and my little cancer experience and feeling pretty good about things overall. Business has been great and keeping me fully occupied. Th ... Read on »
Fear-based Thinking is Highly Overrated by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I use this term, "fear-based thinking" a lot in my writings and my daily verbiage, so I got to thinking that it might be good to get it down as a precursor to something e ... Read on »
Take a Hike 2008; Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I'm not being overly mean to 2008 am I? Everybody agrees it was a stinker year. Like I always say, nothing like a dose of the bad to make you appreciate the good. So, th ... Read on »
Take a Hike 2008; Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out by Jennifer Bunker Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I'm not being overly mean to 2008 am I? Everybody agrees it was a stinker year. Like I always say, nothing like a dose of the bad to make you appreciate the good. So, ... Read on »