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Ann Damron
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A New Chapter
Liz, my dear friend, nurse, sister, mother, and psychologist,
opened her home again so that she
could nurse me back to health again after
my breast reconstruction/reduction.  This
time, I stayed in her son Grant’s man cave in the basement since he’s now
roo...
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Dale
  I  usually  don’t know what I’m feeling unless I write about it.  When I finally do, I  often  surprise myself.   Right now ,  I have no idea how this post will end.     In 1988, at Lauren’s first birthday party, I met my mom’s new boyfriend Dale.  My par...
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Dale
I usually don’t know what I’m feeling unless I write about it.  When I finally do, I often surprise myself.   Right now, I have no idea how this post will end.   In 1988, at Lauren’s first birthday party, I met my mom’s new boyfriend Dale.  My parents divor...
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Dale
  I  usually  don’t know what I’m feeling unless I write about it.  When I finally do, I  often  surprise myself.   Right now ,  I have no idea how this post will end.     In 1988, at Lauren’s first birthday party, I met my mom’s new boyfriend Dale.  My par...
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Dale
  I  usually  don’t know what I’m feeling unless I write about it.  When I finally do, I  often  surprise myself.   Right now ,  I have no idea how this post will end.     In 1988, at Lauren’s first birthday party, I met my mom’s new boyfriend Dale.  My par...
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Karma
For the last week, I’ve been trying to figure out how to tell a story- a true one- about kindness, compassion, generosity, confidence, and how important they are in making each of us successful human beings.  Sometimes the success comes in the form of money...
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Good Girl
Yesterday was the day of my follow-up appointment with my oncologist.  I was at the stage in my treatment where I only have to see her every four months.  Of course, there’s still the radiation oncologist and the surgeon if I plan to have reconstructive sur...
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Dream Comes True
Forgive me, friends.  It’s been over five months since my last blog post.   Until now, I really haven’t had much to say.  Jeff and I have been working long hours to get ready for our long-awaited trip to southern Italy and my follow up doctor appointments a...
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Life Returns
I know the exact day it happened.  It was April 11, 2015 when I finally felt a
little like myself again.   My friend
(and breast cancer survivor) Jo Ann said it happened for her a year after her
last radiation treatment.  For me, it was
exactly 14 months an...
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Gratitude
I t was a perfect weekend.  Jeff and I spent the day outside. He closed the pool and I pruned rose bushes.  Since it was a beautiful day and the side effects (hot flashes) of Tamoxifen are still doing a number on me, I didn't wear long sleeves.  A rose bush...
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