Tag Archives: Shaare Tzedek Medical Center

Strength

Tweet I realized I had done myself a complete disservice at 5:30 a.m. on Shabbat morning, as I laid shivering on the bathmat of our bathroom floor. I had been vomiting for a half an hour already and I was … Continue reading

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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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A cry from the depths

Tweet It’s 4:00 a.m. and I’ve been awake for an hour in a pool of sweat, my cheeks red and flushed from the prednisone, my bald head dripping sweat onto clean, white sheets. My chest hurts and I’m coughing up … 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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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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The Pub

Tweet He walked belly first through the sliding glass doors, leather jacket unzipped and motorcycle helmet tucked underneath one arm. We were the only ones in the waiting room and he casually nodded in our direction. I didn’t recognize him … Continue reading

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Home

Tweet Happy Erev Shabbat from my bed in Jerusalem! I’m home, thank g-d, after spending two days post round three of RCHOP resting at my parents apartment. It was an unexpected couple of days out of the house that was … Continue reading

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Cancer and Cannabis

Tweet Happy Tuesday! I was finished by Noon at Shaare Tzedek today, so I thought I would take advantage of the time and update my blog. Thank g-d, I am feeling physically good and I’m in really good spirits.  We … Continue reading

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Shadows

Tweet It was Midnight the first time I came face to face with my new shadow. I had just finished working and was making my way to the light switch in the living room, when I noticed my shadow above … Continue reading

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