Category Archives: Cancer

Awareness

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Appreciating life

No pretty photos of flowers today… or photos of my adorable cats… or photos taken at the park… It was a busy day comforting and listening to cancer patients as they journey through the cycle of illness in their lives. … Continue reading

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The hiding place

Recently while searching for a pressed powder compact in my car, I opened a compartment in the dashboard and was startled to find a pack of cigarettes. Almost a full pack of Marlboro Lights – only two of them were … Continue reading

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Confronting grief

I reviewed the patient lists at the hospital and made my plans for rounds for the day.  I planned to visit several patients on the oncology ward and two patients in the ICU. As I approached the first patient room … Continue reading

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Blood

Since I have only recently been purchasing cut flowers, I wasn’t aware that many of the flowers are not natural, but are brightly dyed.  The dye eventually runs out of the flower petals into the glass vase through the stems. … Continue reading

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Seeds for hope

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Bath time for Alexander

Let me begin by writing that I’m not one for giving a cat a bath. Several weeks ago, I came home from work to find Alexander struggling to stand on four feet but his back legs wouldn’t cooperate.  One of … Continue reading

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