Posts Tagged ‘dating’

Patients for a Moment

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Patients for A Moment is a blog carnival by/for/about patients.  Every other week Duncan Cross, blogger extraordinare, solicits posts from patient bloggers.  He then features them all together in a singular post on his blog.  Now he is passing the torch.  Twice a month, a new blogger will host...
July 28th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Cancer and Pillow Talk: A Guy’s Perspective

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“If I had a message to the men of the world who have rejected women with cancer it would be f*** you! No. You’re an idiot. No you’re just selfish. It’s so pathetic- do these men not think that they could get sick some day too? It is just bad karma.” These words spouted from Melissa Sorenson’s...
July 7th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Calm During Crisis

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Wedding season has officially started, so I’ll tell you a little tale about my own wedding. Shannon and I were slated to get married in an old factory in Pittsburgh. (We love urban decay and grunge.) On a site visit three days before our wedding we discovered more grunge than we bargained for....
June 2nd, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Smart Way To Reduce Your Medical Bills

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Warning: None of this is fun, but if you pretend you are Michael Clayton or Erin Brockovich, it helps. The first step to reducing your medical debt is asking your doc or hospital upfront for a discount on your bill. This takes time, chutzpah, and smarts and is worth the work.  Use these stellar how-to’s...
June 1st, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Cancer and Greener Cleaners

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I try to reduce my exposure to household carcinogens without entering the territory of enviroparanoia.  I buy products that are inexpensive, free of scary ingredients, and don’t have heavy perfumes or essential oils (I just don’t like the smell).  I also like products that actually work.  Buying...
May 31st, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

Second Opinion on Lab Results

A few years ago, I had my doc ask for a second opinion from a second pathologist, who interpreted lab results differently than what the original lab report read.  This is a big deal when you are talking about cancer.  The words “second opinion” are used during the first weeks or months of cancer...
May 28th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More