Tag Archives: non-Hodgkins lymphoma

Breaking the Cancer Bubble

Tweet It took about 20 rockets shot at the Golan Heights last night to truly break me out of the cancer bubble I have been living in for the past six months. It wasn’t a complete shock to me though. … Continue reading

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The Call

Tweet So much of this journey is similar to my pregnancies that sometimes, if I want to indulge my delusions, I tell myself that I’m really just expecting. I know, it’s just crazy to think that way, but I’m still … Continue reading

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The Ketubah

Tweet I pass my Ketubah hundreds of times on a daily basis, it is one of my most valuable pieces of art. Stretched and framed, it hangs on the wall right outside of my bedroom door. The calligraphy is magnificent, … Continue reading

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The Children

Tweet “Mommy, it’s important for me to read this book so I’ll know what to expect when I get cancer,” said my sweet seven year old. We had just finished reading “My Mom Has Cancer,” one of the two books … Continue reading

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20 Questions

Tweet I glanced at the clock and realize that I’ve been working in complete silence for the past three hours. I’ve been very productive in that time: editing blog posts, curating Pinterest boards, crafting terms and conditions for a giveaway, … Continue reading

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Pink Slippers & Phase II

Tweet As a child, my parents used to buy us shoes twice a year – before Rosh Hashanah and before Pesach. Early one Sunday morning, we would all pile into my Dad’s red Oldsmobile and drive over the Williamsburg Bridge, … Continue reading

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Catnapping and Cancer

Tweet Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Israel, the sun was shining nice and strong, the flowers are blooming meaning allergy season is in full force, and the temperature is climbing! I had severe #FOMO for all my friends … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa’s Eyebrows

Tweet Did you know that the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows or eyelashes? Gaby’s Aunt told me that during her lovely visit yesterday and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. So this morning, I decided to take a look at … Continue reading

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3:00 a.m.

Tweet 3:00 a.m. – This is when it gets hard. When I wake up at 3:00 a.m. after a full day of prednisone speed like behavior and I can’t fall back asleep. I blame my bladder and the night sweats. … Continue reading

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Treatment #5

Tweet Thank g-d, we had a wonderful Purim this year. I started a Purim blog post but then decided to bake hamentaschen with the kids. I hope to finish it up a little bit later. Highlights included Sivan’s 7th birthday … Continue reading

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