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Friday News: Banned Books! Suing Cosplayers! Marriage! Oh my.

This week’s sampler platter of news errs more on the pop cultural than usual, I admit, but they all met my main criteria for selection: Upon seeing each headline, I thought, Ooh, now that’s interesting. Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Cancer Sucks: Post-Surgery Depression

It’s been three weeks since my surgery; I’m feeling physically much better, even working at my computer. I still have restrictions on what I do: no lifting over 10 pounds or strenuous exertion, and I don’t have as much stamina as I’m used to, but I can do almost anything I want.

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Cancer Sucks: World Champion Cancer Patient

In a 1967 movie called Wait Until Dark, Audrey Hepburn plays a recently blinded woman “terrorized by a trio of thugs,” according to the press release.  I saw it in the theater, and it was very suspenseful and she beats the bad guys in the end, hurray for her. 

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Bodies

Kicking Cancer In the Pants: Pathology Results

Well, I got the call today with the pathology results for my surgery, and the doctor said it looked like the cancer had been painted on the inside of my uterus… I’m not sure what that means, but he did say it hadn’t invaded the wall too much.

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Cancer Sucks: Cancer and Chiropractic

Ed. note:  Right now Cancer Sucks is being written by two different women.  So far we have only heard from Kicking CancerInThePants.  Today we’ll be switching over to Jenn for her first installment. My name is Jenn, and I am a future chiropractor. I was also recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Cancer Sucks: The Surgery

I was SO glad it was only 48 hours between my appointment with the oncologist and the surgery. I was as nervous as a cat and couldn’t concentrate on anything. 

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Cancer Sucks: Pre-Op

I have cancer.  Those are words I never imagined I would utter, much less write.  My parents, especially my dad, had cardiovascular problems, so that would not have surprised me a bit, but cancer?  No way!