Monthly Archives: March 2014

What really happens during chemotherapy:

What really happens during chemotherapy: Bert tried to grab hold of the slick cartilage at bone’s end, but not having hands made that difficult. Tears ran. A defeatist, “How will I ever get to the trabecular bone tissue if I … Continue reading

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Not to be insensitive but

Not to be insensitive but from where I currently stand, which is on the diving board above the chemical soup, losing ones hair seems like a trivial side effect of chemotherapy.  Of course this is spoken (or rather written) at … Continue reading

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“You dirty liar!”

“You dirty liar!” my mom exclaimed yesterday. Mom doesn’t always believe me.…..because I have a history as a dirty liar. It started early, and innocently enough. At first I lied just to see if I could get away with it. … Continue reading

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A cat with gilded paws

A cat with gilded paws is not a creature with which one should wrestle. Especially if you are limited to a post-surgical weight restriction of five pounds and that cat is an excessively fat, seemingly boneless, ameboid being.  Despite my … Continue reading

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