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Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

July 29, 2011

It is that bad …

It has been nearly two months since I last saw my friend with lymphoma.  She spent a total of 29 days in the Mayo clinic, during which time I received  many mixed messages and my contact with her was limited by her failure to respond to my well wishes and words of encouragement.  This left […]

Surviving Cancer

June 29, 2011

You’ve been flocked …

This past week has been hard. I have been watching my friend’s 3 year old daughter while she is in the hospital as a way to give the grandparents a break.  This has meant trips to the zoo, the mall, McDonalds and Cars2.  Throughout this time, I have heard very little from my friend with […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

June 10, 2011

Oh my

Have I nearly let a month go by?  My apologies.  We have been so busy with the ending of the school year and the start of summer that I have often thought about getting online … I just rarely seem to have the time anymore! Where to start? I had my appointment at the University […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

December 1, 2010

On the first day of Christmas…

my therapist said to me …. Oh, ok … it was yesterday … but it sure sounded good framing it like that! I spent some time dissecting why I had felt so anxious all weekend, how badly I had coped with it (ie multiple trips to Burger King and McDonalds to Go Large for the […]

Surviving Cancer

November 29, 2010

It’s official …

I had a completely normal mammogram … as in N.O.R.M.A.L.  I can’t believe how sick with worry that I allowed myself to be this weekend.  I suppose with everything that has happened over the last 5 years it shouldn’t surprise me that this anxiety would creep up.  Now I’m off to take the kids upstairs […]