Tag Archives: fight

Give me the right to think for myself

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”, goes the tune playing in the background of a lip-dub I watching this morning. (View Video Here) The Canadian election has us all in knots.  We have had the highest advance poll voter … Continue reading

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The Warrior on the Door

When I first found out I had cancer, I took my daughter shopping.  We ventured into Roots – which we don’t often do as I am quite, well, frugal.  I fell in love with a sweater which I was hesitant … Continue reading

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In the Corner

The boxer sits in the corner.  She carries the reminders of every glove that bruised her, winded her, and brought her to her knees. To the bystander, the only evidence of a fight was her bald head – the legacy … Continue reading

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Game Over

I am alone with the smell of freshly cooked onions.  And it doesn’t seem that I am alone as a result.  In fact, their aroma almost assaults my senses as it invades my every breathing space.  It is difficult to … Continue reading

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Today – I am just still

The blank screen stares me in the face. What can I write? To whom shall I write? What do I feel? How do I feel? Today I feel like I am drowning.  I am surrounded by life preservers, but am … Continue reading

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What if…

What if the cancer has grown rather than shrunk? I hope I have the courage to face that news! What if the cancer is not controllable? What if the doctor tells me I have another three rounds of chemo?  I … Continue reading

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Every Bite I Take

A former colleague of mine, Bruce, came for a visit yesterday.  I always look forward to his visits as he is so well informed and interested in so many different things.  Bruce was my mentor when I first started teaching … Continue reading

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