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the big c and me - my life with cancer

The Big C and Me: My life with cancer

My cancer story: this is a collection of my blog posts and articles about my cancer experience over the years. I decided to pull them all together into one place to make them easy to find. This turned out to be a much bigger projected than I expected. I’ve cataloged more than thirty here so …

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Friends

Have you ever watched little kids make friends? It blows me away with it’s simplicity and straightforwardness. I’m learning from this kind of authenticity.

a new day

A new day

A new day, with a new set of challenges, including the challenge of wrapping my head around yet another wave of violence. But that fresh start is also an opportunity for a fresh perspective, for evolving the way I look at the situation, and the world.

Michele Lowe Meesh

for Michele

Michele had a way of telling her story so that it didn’t terrify the newly diagnosed girls. She would spin the story each time, so it came out with a message, a little moral or lesson to tie up the anecdote like the “you see, Timmy” at the end of each episode of Lassie.

2012 – A year in review

A look back at the year that was. I introduced my little girl to one of my favorite pieces of public art in Seattle. I dove into the Winter/Spring semester as a full time student. I went to New Orleans to attend the Conference for Young Women affected by breast cancer.  It was so powerful …

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