Monthly Archives: January 2012

water under the bridge

I have become so immersed and so comfortable in my world of cancer that I forgot how weird it is to be 26, look normal, and have cancer. I have so many friends my age with cancer now, I take … Continue reading

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cancer vacation

I just took a vacation from having cancer. I have gotten to a point, it seems, with my living with this disease that I can live “without” it, too. Because that’s what I’ve been doing this past week. Being a … Continue reading

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control freak

As you have, by now, seen, there are a lot of ups and downs and in-betweens that come with having cancer. Maybe this is the case with just life in general. Either way, when I write frustrated posts like yesterday’s, … Continue reading

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roll the dice

I thought I already had my fair share of insurance problems. I have already spent many an hour and many a tearĀ on coordinating the two plans I had when I was diagnosed, on changing to my parent’s plan the first … Continue reading

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how are you feeling?

Instead of saying “How are you?” or “How was your day?”, well-meaning friends and acquaintances have increasingly been asking me, “How are you feeling?” It always throws me off. First, it’s a question my doctors usually ask. So I have … Continue reading

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generosity

It’s easy to get the idea from living in and driving around LA that human beings, particularly the ones who drive around LA, are rude, unforgiving, frenzied, and sometimes, just plain mean. I think without my realizing it, this experience … Continue reading

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crazy sexy options

I watched the young-adult-cancer documentary last night and I must admit that I got a little sucked in. As you know, I don’t get easily sucked in by answers for wellness or alternative cures or really by anything that has … Continue reading

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reflect and resolve

The New Year is typically a time when we reflect on the past year and then make changes for the year to come. I don’t really want to do either of these things so I think that’s why this obligatory … Continue reading

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