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TrueBlueMajority's quilt It breaks my heart that this quilt is needed -- yet it is needed, urgently. UPDATE: The situation is dire. CelticLassie's brother and sister-in-law are on their way. ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 144 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 163 Recommends
There are worse conditions than cancer. I'll leave it up to each of you to fill in the blank with your own nominations, since what "worse" means is undoubtedly idiosyncratic. Recently, most ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 05:38 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
and all your previously decided priorities get tossed out. Earlier this month my wife discovered a growth on the right rear leg of one of our three remaining rescued cats, Felicity, the shyest. She ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:09 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
When Levi Ross was diagnosed with Cancer things looked bleak. A High School Senior looking forward to his future, the diagnosis of a form of spinal cancer called epitheliod sarcoma had put his ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 02:40 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
For a little while now, First Nations' types across the US, from the Arctic to our southernmost part, have seen an uptick in deaths from cancers. It seems to coincide with the increased reliance ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 157 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
I used to really love the movies. In fact, I had a show on a local radio station called “The 4th Row”. That’s because I always sat in the 4th row and my friends could always find me. I did ...
by ZenTrainer
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Kool Cigarettes Commercial (1958) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epk1NApjZEU Merry Christmas from Lucky Strike Cigarettes! ... It's Toasted! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr9LV3TXCE4 Kent ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 07:28 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
I do enjoy Susan Gubar's essays on living with advanced, metastatic cancer--not because she's ill, of course, but because she's so fierce about living as well as she can regardless. Her latest is ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 06:20 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Originally written February 4, 2015 Today isn't the anniversary of my dads passing, but for some reason I always think it is before I correct myself. We lost him on the 6th. On the 4th, which was ...
by anb1972
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 03:34 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Today, a close friend of mine would have turned 34. He died two years ago from a severe, and rare form of brain cancer. He developed a large tumor behind the optic nerve of the right eye, which as ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 07:17 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I started a Gofundme account for my mother Ruth Streich to help pay her medical bills and keep her and her husband Robert (a veteran who has been disabled for over 10 years). It has got a great ...
by streicher187
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 09:54 AM PDT with 2 Recommends