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100 Days of Chemo

It’s the night before I start chemo. Again. If you’re keeping track, it’s #3. Good things: My last remission lasted 19 months. I made it through 2013 without chemo. I’m only 3.5 years from diagnosis. Dr. H. says the average … Continue reading

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My Life as a Bald Woman- Part 3: The Aftermath

Originally posted on Clearly Kate.:
While I had fully expected to deal with a few months of bad hair days and many more of those pesky in-between lengths, something I had not fully anticipated with shaving my head was the…

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My Life as a Bald Woman – Part 2: The Experience

This is my daughter’s story. She shaved her head as part of fundraising for the BC Cancer Foundation’s Underwear Affair. She’s experiencing voluntarily what many of us had no choice about. Posted on August 30, 2013 by DEFINITELYDREAMINGLeave a comment As we were … Continue reading

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What My Daughter did for Cancer this Summer

My daughter Kate has been surprising me since she was born: strong, independent and courageous. She hasn’t changed. She turned 21 last week and will start her second year of university next month. Now she’s writing about her experience of losing … Continue reading

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Fighting Cancers Below the Waist

It’s our third year as The Pirates of the Nether Regions team and I’m very grateful to take part in The Underwear Affair. This year’s goal: raise $30,000 to support the BC Cancer Foundation’s research into cancers below the waist. I’ve … Continue reading

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