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(Belated) greetings to people I heart by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I found out today that at least one person (hi Sa-maya!) who knows me in real life has already stumbled (or sleuthed out) this blog. There are a couple others who know ... 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 »
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 »
about time by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I am still alive and quite healthy. Mom is doing well (despite rather uncomfortable lymphodema) and had her double mastectomy and reconstruction las fall. I was ... Read on »
All clear by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer After a three-hour wait to see my oncologist (or, rather, an oncologist -- I saw a resident today), I got the all-clear. CA-125 was two! Two! and the results from my CT sc ... 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 »
And now for something completely different by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Christmas pictures in the sidebar. Enjoy. Read on »
Another step forward? by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer An article of interest to those of us with breast or ovarian cancer, or breast and ovarian cancer in the family. New breast cancer gene raises risk in Europeans So h ... 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 »
Article by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here is the link to the G&M article, Cancer: A Day in the life. There are 48 different stories, mine can be found here. The fantastic Spike was also interviewed and her st ... Read on »
Article update by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I will be taking part in an online discussion as part of The Globe and Mail's feature on cancer in Canada. The discussion will take place this Thursday at 1 p.m. EST. Deta ... Read on »
At least I laughed by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I was talking to one of my best friends the other night. He lives in Vancouver and makes me laugh more than anyone else in the world. We were talking about the current hel ... Read on »
Barely in time by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Busy day, not much time spent in the house, and that time which was spent here was spent watching three episodes of Deadwood (finally rented the second season dvd set and ... Read on »
Barium-drinking, realtime by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 11:13 - First sip. Orangey 11:15 - Had several sips. Now tastes vaguely like sucking on a wet mitten after eating an orange-flavoured hard candy. 11:17 - Hey, rememb ... Read on »
Beep beep by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The honking of the horn is meant as a gentle nudge. To myself (I've arbitrarily given myself a two-month deadline to get a detailed book outline prepared -- generous, I kn ... Read on »
Blogging and privacy research project by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer FromTertia's blog: Bloggers privacy expectations and attitudes The number of blog writers and readers has grown enormously in the last few years. Moreover, blogs ... Read on »
Breaking Up is Hard to Do/ Happy Birthday to Me by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Because I've had a couple beers, and because I am now 26, and because this is a post I've been meaning to write for a really, really, reeeeeaaaalllly long time, I am about ... Read on »
Bringing into play by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If there's one thing I've gained from dealing with my own cancer diagnosis and fallout, it's talking about cancer without crying too often. It took awhile, but I'm pretty ... Read on »
Collective sigh of relief by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My CA-125 results were ready at my appointment today. The number? Three (3). That is fantastic. Amazing. Beyond good. I don't have to go back again for 6 months, oth ... Read on »
College street by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer College street, friday afternoon. Margot and Louise are walking to the streetcar. Margot: It's going to be weird being in the newspaper tomorrow. Louise: Yeah, it is ... Read on »