I have never been one to wear makeup. The task of drawing a perfectly straight and even line across any part of my face is quite daunting.
Hall County's Marine Rescue boat, known as MR1, is manned by personnel who are cross-trained as firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics, as well as rescue divers.
Try and try as it might, chemotherapy just could not get the best of me. As my oncologist put it, I "breezed" through six cycles of treatment spanned over three months. Chemotherapy was fairly easy for me; I thank my body everyday for tolerating the months of toxicity I put it through. I did not experience any nausea. I did not lose weight (in fact I actually gained weight, much to my chagrin, due to ...
After my diagnosis, I quickly set to getting in touch with an oncologist so I could get back to my life.
Three years ago, I lost my grandmother, my mother's mother, to stage IV oral cancer. Last year, on the same day, I was diagnosed with stage II Hodgkin lymphoma. I was shopping for random items in a local Walmart when my phone rang. I had been expecting the call. Just days prior, I had surgery to biopsy two swollen lymph nodes on the left side of my neck. Great timing, I thought. I quickly pushed ...
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