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Cancer Log: Halfway to Hell

Sign reads "Caution: narrow trail ahead"

“How many treatments have you done now?”

“3 out of 6”

“Hooray, you’re halfway through!”

I bite my lip nearly clean through.

Again, well-meaning. Again, sets me enraged. What is wrong with me?

Yes, it’s halfway in terms of time, number of

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Chemo Log: Hair Grows Back.

Text: “The good news is that your hair will grow back!”

Response A: Omigosh, I did not know that! Thanks for educating me!

Response B: That changes how I feel about chemo! I’ll just turn this frown

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Drunken Pickets

A Moment of Camaraderie on the Hiking Trail

Rustic fence made of slender, shaggy wood poles
Photo by Cheryl Leutjen

Hiking along the dusty trail to the creek, my sister and I wander through fields of tiny red wildflowers as Old Sol blasts us from above. Sweat

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