Tag Archives: Chemo Therapy
Notes from the North Pole

In 2009, I was diagnosed with stage 3 throat cancer and given only a 40% chance of surviving.  Not knowing how much time I had left and the fact that I…

A Smokin’ Story

The 99B bus was coming into view, and the guy standing beside me at the bus stop had just lit a cigarette.  As I was putting some distance between us,…

My friend Norm

We were playing ‘voice-mail tag’ for a few days, but I finally got a hold of him yesterday, while waiting for my appointment at the Cancer Centre in Vancouver.  We…

Volunteer Week (April 6-12)

Someone once asked me “What are you going to do when you retire?”  Without hesitating, I answered, “I don’t know!” From the first day that I started working to support…

CANCER: My Third Anniversary – Part 4 of 4

Originally published August 27, 2012 Please read Parts 1, 2 and 3 before reading this blog post…. Monday, August 18, 2009 Oncology Floor 51N – Surrey Memorial Hospital I was…