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Picture by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer (The picture above is of me and Margot -- not her real name . Actually it is her real name, just not the name she goes by. Margot is in front and I am peeking out from ... 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 »
Quick post by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I'm heading off to bed soon, but I just wanted to let the 17 of you who might actually care know that the article I was interviewed for (you know, the one which will link ... 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 »
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 »
post-script by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If the CT tech asks me if there is any possibility that I am pregnant, I will try to throw up my contrast beverage in his/her face. Read on »
CT-related question by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer For those of you who have had a contrast-enhanced pelvic/abdominal CT scan, what are the instructions for drinking the contrast material? (I lost my instructions). My appo ... Read on »
Thanks everyone by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Thanks to everyone who's left comments or emailed me about the article -- I appreciate all the feedback. It's been a strange weekend for me for several reasons, but rig ... 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 »
Merry Almost Christmas by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sigh of relief. This year is almost over. It's been exhausting. So much has happened this year, I don't know where to start. I feel like this year has aged me -- has ag ... Read on »
Holidays by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Nothing is wrong, in fact everything is pretty okay right now. I'm just a little busy. A real post with complex sentences and thoughtful remarks will come soon. I promise. ... Read on »
Then again by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ErinM's comment that ADs made her feel like a zombie scared the shit out of me. This is a concern of mine. The fact is, I can't afford to have debilitating side effects ri ... Read on »
Wow, thanks everyone. I apprecia... by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wow, thanks everyone. I appreciate your feedback, especially reading about your own experiences with ADs. Joan - I'll definitely ask to have my thyroid tested before anyth ... Read on »
December by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It may be only three weeks away, but it doesn't feel like Christmas yet. What to write? I'm working with my friend Adam to launch a magazine -- it's about the only thin ... 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 »
Update by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As Terri suggested, writing about the situation might make me feel better, even if I don't post about it here. And I am writing about it, and I probably will post about it ... Read on »
Sad by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Nothing to post. Might have nothing to post for a couple days. Too sad right now, haven't decided if or how I should write about it. Be back in a couple days. Read on »
Finis by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So the online discussion took place today. I'll talk about that another time. I also had my CT scan today. (Yes, the technician asked if I might be pregnant; I politely ... Read on »
Merry Christmas everyone. by Louise Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Merry Christmas everyone. 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 »