Archive for September 2011

Donna's Cancer Story: Choosing Hope

This is the thirtieth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. Cancerville is full of subdivisions and part of the deal when you are relocated there... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Mary Tyler Mom Live and In Person!

Donna's Cancer Story:  Mary Tyler Mom Live and In Person!
On Monday, October 3 at 1 p.m. CST, I will host a live chat to discuss Donna’s Cancer Story. Those of you who have been with me for a while know just how deep my technophobia runs, so this is kind of a big deal for me. Since the series has started, the support I have felt... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Whiplash

This is the twenty-ninth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment.  Last month ended with Mary Tyler Dad and I clutching to The Bubble.  But... Read more »
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Donna's Cancer Story: The Bubble

This is the twenty-eighth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of cancer treatment.    During this period, Mary Tyler Dad and I opted to step inside... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Terminal

This is the twenty-seventh of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of cancer treatment.  (All photos courtesy of Joel Wanek, Joel Wanek Photography) In her last week... Read more »

News for Readers of Donna's Cancer Story

Hello, readers.  I used to joke that I had three of you.  I can’t make that joke anymore. I am adding a link to a post written by a fellow ChicagoNow blogger, Portrait of an Adoption.  She humbles me with her interest in Donna’s Cancer Story, but also her capacity to put into words so... Read more »
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Donna's Cancer Story: Infection

This is the twenty-sixth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of cancer treatment.    (All photos courtesy of Anne L. Geissinger, Pixeldust & More) Ten days... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Blooming in Bloomington

This is the twenty-fifth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of cancer treatment.  We found a rhythym in Bloomington, which was honestly a great city.  The... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Proton, Here We Come

This is the twenty-fourth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. Quickly, quickly after Donna’s surgery, plans feel into place for the next phase of... Read more »
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Donna's Cancer Story: Surgery 4.0

This is the twenty-third of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. A professor of mine once described survey courses as akin to wearing roller skates... Read more »