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today is my cancerversary

Those of you who are keeping track know it’s my cancerversary today. Three years ago today I was called into a little exam room with my gastroenterologist, a heptologist, my parents, and a picture of a liver on the wall, … Continue reading

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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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on being a burden

For as long as I can remember, my family has had the same nighttime routine. It was slightly different when my sisters and I were kids and we all lived at home, but the basic idea was the same. We … 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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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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