Monthly Archives: June 2011

Baby Decisions

In the past year I have attended fertility lunch and learns , GLBT parenting panels, read about diaperless babies and watched documentaries about birth.  I’ve researched vegan pregnancies and found lesbian-run sperm banks.  I’ve sat at my desk and contemplated … Continue reading

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Glasses Up

On Monday I was officially radioactive for 2 hours.  The doctors  injected me with radioactive glucose and scanned me.  The injectible came out of a heavy metal container that looked like a tiny vat and had its own metal box. … Continue reading

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First Thoughts

On Tuesday morning I didn’t really know I had been asleep until my eyes started to open.  I felt a swirling sensation that something was very wrong.   I wondered if I was hungover. I immediately wracked my brain for a … Continue reading

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Results

Got good news today on the results of my blood tests. They look for ‘markers’ to see if the cancer has travelled.  This result does not give the total picture, which is why there are more tests to do, however … Continue reading

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Technical Stuff

Here is the technical scoop on my current breast cancer diagnosis for those of you who have been asking. The tests so far show a stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma moderately differenciated. In English this is good news. If it … Continue reading

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5 Days

Within five days I found out I had one simple ovarian cyst, one complex cyst, fibroids, stage 2 breast cancer and in the middle of all that, of course, I started my period. I have to thank those pesky cysts, … Continue reading

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