Monthly Archives: April 2013

fear + looking for the helpers (e.g., how to be a friend)

in the chemo infusion center today, i noticed a young woman and her husband. she looked terrified, and he looked somewhat like mike, most notably that they were wearing close to the same outfit (i’m not sure if guys wear outfits … Continue reading

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a school of fish. and, working with gravity.

i received a surprise set of envelopes in the mail this week from the ‘fish project,’ or beloved work colleagues who were together in portland for an annual retreat. i’m calling it a school of fish, pictured here, because these … Continue reading

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shoes. and other things (e.g., why i write).

since my diagnosis, i haven’t felt like shopping much (at least for clothes that is, home goods are another story). feeling bad about how i feel and look doesn’t lend itself to wanting pretty things, at least for me. yoga … Continue reading

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