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Posted 4/2/2014

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  I apologize for taking the easy way out this morning. It is the easy way out, to be more clear, with this blog, but far from the easy way out for the computer in general. Like many other people, I have an intense love/hate relationship with the computer, and this has been a negative spell. Without ranting on and sharing all the stressful difficulties, it suffices to say that I have been mostly locked out of my BID accounts, and that is especially a problem this weekend as I am on call. At the moment, things seem to be working, so I am going to quickly take advantage of my access to share this site with you.

  As is often the case, I thank Barbara for bringing this series of cancer stories to my attention. Published in the Toronto newspaper, they are all terrific, and it is also a chance for you to share your own experience.

As I start my journey in the world of cancer, lymphoma is the new good news
AVIVA RUBIN
Special to The Globe and Mail
Published Sunday, Mar. 02 2014, 4:00 PM EST
This is the first installment of a four-part series about the obscene, surprising and painful world of cancer. Share your cancer story here : http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/as-i-start-my-journey-in-the-world-of-cancer-lymphoma-is-the-new-good-news/article17162427/

I would never have booked an ultrasound for 8:30 a.m. on my birthday if I’d thought the cyst was anything but benign.
It wasn’t. Spoiler alert: I have marginal-zone lymphoma. Indolent cancer. What a doctor called “lazy.” The kind that lies around on the couch watching TV all day.

Read more at the link above and enjoy

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