Category Archives: guest posts

limericks from a caregiver

If you will remember, I promised a post from one of my sisters, the other half of my “cancer-butt-kicking-staying-happy team.” It was worth the wait. Just like all of you, I am one of Lindsey’s longtime faithful readers. Just like … Continue reading

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facing cancer together

This guest post is from my old friend and now roommate LeeAnn. I think it speaks for itself. There’s a scene in 50/50–it’s after the climax of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s emotional breakdown in his best friend’s car, and just after JGL … Continue reading

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ci vuole un fegato (it takes a liver)

I occasionally feature guest posts from family and friends who feel inclined to write about cancer. My youngest sister Paige, who is currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy, wrote a guest post for my cancerversary yesterday. You may remember her from her … Continue reading

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on being fine

This post was clearly not written by me, as you will see from the first line, because I see a doctor almost once per week and have for the past year and a half. That means it’s guest-post time again! This … Continue reading

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so which plan are you going with?

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a guest entry. Betsy, who writes for me today, is my former coworker, former roommate, and friend from Chicago. She’s great, as you’ll see: Before my work switched our benefits plan, they invited us … Continue reading

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making cancer fun

My old co-worker and friend Jessica Levco deserves a lot of the credit for the video I posted last week that has become so popular. I was the “star,” yes. I had the “story,” OK. But she convinced me that … Continue reading

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i am a liver (three)

My other sister, Paige, wanted to contribute a guest post in honor of my cancerversary yesterday. On the bright side of cancer, I think it has made my sisters and I closer (if that’s possible) and it has also brought … Continue reading

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i am a liver (too)

My sister, Sara, wanted to write a guest post for me today. That’s good, because after writing 14, 800+ word posts, I might be running out of words: This post was spurred by my usual Rosh Hashanah feelings of remorse. … Continue reading

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