Overcoming Inertia

Overcoming Inertia

Sat July 19, 2014
When I get up in the morning, I always find it a struggle to get motived to go for a swim (or bike ride). That inertia can sometimes be…
This too shall pass

This too shall pass

Wed July 16, 2014
Started at about 5pm last night, I felt these pulsing pains up my spine. By 8pm last night, they were excruciating whenever I was in a seated position. I was…
Doing Better

Doing Better

Tue July 15, 2014
Thank-you everyone for your support during my meltdown phase. I know that I shall have more meltdowns, as they are a natural part of this process. I was actually…
Pondering the PhD

Pondering the PhD

Tue July 15, 2014
(This article is cross-posted on http://rjh.goingeast.ca). When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, one of my first decisions was to put my PhD on hold. I had the opportunity…
Meltdown

Meltdown

Mon July 14, 2014
Last night I allowed myself to go down an emotional spiral into an all out meltdown. I was already feeling a little sad and then took an MJ pill, and…
Guilt

Guilt

Mon July 14, 2014
One of the interesting feelings that seems to be shared amount those who go through traumatic life experiences (cancer / sudden tumor), is that of guilt - particularly of…
So a little more detail …

So a little more detail …

Sun July 13, 2014
My post this morning was a little rushed, so I missed a few interesting details. The big question for everyone was why is this happening on my hands and…
Not without incident

Not without incident

Sun July 13, 2014
So my last post on more extreme reactions didn't exactly get it right. With the blisters still progressing I called the on-call oncologist who didn't think it was related…
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