Posts Tagged ‘parents’

Has Cancer Stolen Your Private Space?

Has Cancer Stolen Your Private Space?
Some people feel their body doesn’t belong to them anymore during illness; it belongs to the doctors.  With cancer, I didn’t just surrender my body,  I also relinquished the privacy of my home. During surgery and treatments, my mom traveled to San Francisco and moved into my studio apartment. ...
November 6th, 2009 | Blogs-contributors, Everything Changes | Read More

Do You Like Being Called Strong?

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My mom and dad drove to Chicago for an impromptu Labor Day weekend visit.  My mom sat by my computer this morning as I checked my email.  We began a conversation about Wendy Harpham’s blog post on “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Cancer not only sucks for me, but it hugely sucks...
September 4th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More