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Quick Update by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Everything is fine. Had a thorough (and I mean thorough) visit with the cootch doctor, and I passed with flying colours (she tested me, I'll tell you about it later). Must ... Read on »
Are you saying something to me? I can't hear you!* by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer * Rae, I am not making fun of you with this title, as you most decidedly can hear. *Lalalalalalala* That is the sound of my singing with my fingers plugged in my ear ... Read on »
Illness and Anger, or: I Took a Trip to Cancerland and All I Got Was This Bottled-Up Rage by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Because I only see my family, at best, three or four times a year, I am often surprised by my reactions to things they say and do when I am around them. This applies to ma ... Read on »
Home! (or, Not So Much) by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I am back. Well, I am back, at least, until I am gone again - gone to my new house in my new city. Okay, so I don't own the house, but I am renting it. It is wonderful, th ... Read on »
I hate Typepad. (Formerly known as "I may not two-step, but my ass looks great in these jeans." by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Bastard keeps eating my posts. I had a great post about dancing at a country club, almost killing an old man, rocking out with my friend from back home who is also here, a ... Read on »
I have been meaning to post, but life has had me shackled and gagged in the basement. by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I was trying to thank you all for your comments on the last post, and tell you all about being in British Columbia, and learning my mom is dating, my dad is marrying, my s ... Read on »
The dead ride bikes. by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I am, in fact, alive. I am doing well, and thank you all for your comments on the last post. Everything is fine, I am not wallowing in a pit of despair or eating tubs of B ... Read on »
Thank you, Audrey Hepburn, for those sunglasses. by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I broke up with The Boyfriend today. We met for lunch. He was sweet and kind and funny, all the things that made me love him, and make me love him still. I was quiet, s ... Read on »
I became so used to not having control that I forgot about the things I really could control.... by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Why o why o why o why o why o why o why did I not simply end things with the boyfriend when we spoke on the phone the other day? Why didn't I know that in a matter of HOUR ... Read on »
A Request by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Please go over and give your condolences to Badger and her boy. She lost her husband yesterday to liver cancer. Read on »
Test results? by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I haven't heard from the hospital about my CA-125 which means, I am sure, that it is okay. However, being the controlling little patient I am, I will decide that for mysel ... Read on »
Oncologist Follow-up by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The visit today was uneventful. My CA-125 result wasn't back yet, so I will get it next week when I go in to pick up the letter referring me to the gynaecologist-oncologis ... Read on »
Preventative Mastectomies by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Best of a bad lot from The Globe and Mail (scroll down) Women born with two specific genetic mutations, BRCA1 and BRCA2, face a daunting future -- they have an 87-per-c ... Read on »
And I Almost Forgot . . . by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Oncologist appointment tomorrow. Wasn't I just there? Upgrading to visits every three months instead of every six months really makes you feel as though you're spending a ... Read on »
Storm by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sunday was the most beautiful day of the year. New City was hit by the tail end of the tornado. It was that day that always comes in the fall, the wet and windy day whe ... Read on »
Is this okay? by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I love my roommates. Two of them are boys I've known for years. Roommate #1 was showing me pictures of Roommate #2 a couple weeks before #2 arrived. "And here," he said, s ... Read on »
*Tap tap tap* Is this thing on? by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Internet access and typepad situations have been sorted out and I am back. The honeymoon portion of the move to the New City is over, and I am missing home and friends ... Read on »
Well Here We Are Again by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I used to be a nanny, I know I've mentioned this before. What I haven't mentioned (or if I have, I haven't explained the reasons why) is that I swore I would never nanny a ... Read on »
Still Here by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Have moved into new house STOP Great trials were overcome with moving-van company U-Halt STOP Almost didn't make it but did STOP Will be without internet service ... Read on »
What Happened to November? by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There are only . . . 20? shopping days til Christmas. I need to find a place to order an organic free-range turkey (the only kind this vegetarian will eat . . . though I am ... Read on »