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Stephanie Sliekers
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Cancer survivor and blogger
Cancer survivor and blogger

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Announcing... The Next Phase
I don't know where to start writing this post. I suppose admitting that is a start. The thing is, I don't write about happy events. I (either unconsciously or consciously) omit from them from this blog. I'm not sure how to reflect on them, learn from them, ...
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Resolution Reflections: Why I Said No to Fertility Preservation
I remember exactly what in was wearing at my first appointment with my oncologist. It was late August and I had  introduced long pants into the weekly rotation to accommodate the unseasonably cool weather. I paired my newly acquired (and newly fashionable) ...
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Resolution Reflections: Blogging the Unbloggable
I don't know where to put all these thoughts and feelings so I'm writing them here. Isn't that funny? I have a blog dedicated to writing down and sharing all my innermost hopes and fears. I've written about my journey with mindfulness , the effects of cance...
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5 Cancer Symptoms and Why I Ignored Them
It's been five years since I finished treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. And I still look back on the months before my diagnosis and wonder why the heck I didn't take my symptoms more seriously. Then again, it's worth wondering why nobody  - not my partn...
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Resolutions Reflections: On Gratitude (Part II)
Last week I wrote, with anger and frustration, about how I am " close to zero percent " grateful for my cancer experience. But there's another side to that story. A side that defends my initial post where I expressed thanks for my cancer journey. Gratitude ...
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Resolution Reflections: On Gratitude (Part I)
It's been close to five years since I started writing this blog. I am a very different person now than I was when I began my post-cancer journey. I look back on a lot of what I wrote with mixed reactions. Pride that I've come so far. Disgust that I wrote so...
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Resolution Reflections: On Living for 98 Years
My Oma died a few months ago. Her passing gave me a chance to look back on all the years she had lived and the great achievements of her life. She survived Nazi-occupied Holland during the second World War. She hid young boys from the Germans and would go m...
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110: Get a Master's Degree
You might be wondering where I’ve been. My last post was almost a year ago. Before then, I posted sporadically – every three to six months – for at least a year. I provided no clues about my absence or the future of 100 Resolutions. So, why the mystery? Sim...
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My latest blog for @HuffPostBlog- I Don't Want to Be a Cancer Survivor Any More #cancer #ayacsm #yacancer http://huff.to/1APMSjg 
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