cancerdancer

thoughts on living with cancer

cancerdancer

cancerdancer
Location
Midwest, USA
Birthday
May 20
Bio
At the midpoint of the journey's life I found myself lost in a dark forest with no straight path I could see anywhere. M.L. Rosenthal's translation of Dante's La Commedia Divina Diagnosed with ovarian and bladder cancers, I received an entirely new subject for writing and a challenge to intensify the second half of my life.

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    Maiden Voyage of the Space Ship Chemo

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    Marching Through Chemo

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    My Month of Denial

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    Trying to Outrun Another Cancer

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    The Single Woman's Great Fear

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    Outsourcing the Fear

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    Needle.Biopsy

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    Cancer as Teacher

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    My Albatross

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    Saying It Out Loud

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    A Note for Caregivers

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    Just Another Routine Check-up

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    Getting a B in Chemo

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    Prelude to Normal

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    Nadir, the Lowest Point

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    How Long is Happily Ever After?