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July 2015

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Overwhelming

Beach Waves

For the most part, today was a good day. I spent some time with a friend out on the waters fishing. It was good to get out and try and get my mind off of things. We talked about many different topics and sometimes we didn’t talk at all. It was good just being in the moment. I catch myself drifting at times. Thinking about the possibilities of the next few steps and then thinking that this is all still…

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Waiting Can Be Hard

Guy Getting Ready To Run

How many of you struggle with waiting? I know I do. Here are some fascinating facts about how we spend the days of our lives. 99,117 hours: spent at work. 136 days: women spend getting ready 23,214 hours: spent washing clothes. 115 days: spent laughing. 653 hours: spent waiting for trains 6 months: how long we end up waiting in line. 20 weeks: spent being on hold. 11 years: spent sitting in front of the television. Crazy! Now don’t ask…

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Don’t Let It Define You

Guy On Road

Labels lie! Yet for many of us we believe them. There is power in our words. Some of us wear the labels like a badge of honor and others find their identity in them. It’s not healthy or right. Some labels we put on ourselves and others are given to us by others. I will not allow this cancer to define me. Everyday I will make a conscience decision to remind myself who I am and who I belong to.…

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I Kissed The Burger Good Bye

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One of my most favourite burgers of all time is the White Spot Bacon Cheddar Burger. It is so messy and delicious. It isn’t a burger I eat on a weekly or even monthly basis but it is one of my favs. When I found out about my cancer, I knew I needed to make some serious lifestyle changes. My eating habits especially. Well, the other night I decided to get the Bacon Cheddar Burger one last time. It was…

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MRI

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I had my MRI today. It was the first one of my life. I was a little nervous at first as I didn’t know what to expect. The big round tube they stick you in isn’t that big and during the MRI it is quite loud. It took about 30 minutes and now I have to wait for the results. A MRI ( Magnetic Resonance Imaging )is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. MRI…

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