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Dispatches From Seizureland

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Magic | 0 comments

Each day for the past four days, I've had seizures. Not the full-blown, as-seen-on-TV total body jerking and contraction thing that we think of as seizures. Those are called tonic-clonic seizures and I've had two of those while in the hospital. I don't remember a thing about them, but you can bet that my beloved was holding my hand the whole time.

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A Big Old Brain Update, Now With Seizures

Posted by on Oct 5, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Magic, What Cancer Feels Like | 0 comments

Hello loves. Last week I had a post-op checkup to see how my back is healing from the surgery I had to fix a compression fracture in my lumbar vertebrae two weeks ago. Easy peasy, basically. I’m a quick healer. My body is a miracle! I’m not supposed to lift things or bend or twist for awhile, so I’m listening in to my body for instruction on how and how much to move. It’s already way better than it was. Modern medicine rocks. We found a neurologist for my brain issues...

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My Re-Birthday: Immunotherapy, Elixir of Life

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Magic | 0 comments

Hey hi hello my loves, today I received my first (of four) infusions of immunotherapy through a clinical trial. We refer to it as my magical elixir, since it takes the brakes off the immune system and sets it free to go after anything that doesn't belong in my body. Like cancer.

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Slow and Unsteady

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Death + Dying, Magic, What Cancer Feels Like | 0 comments

Since my brain surgery, I wake up each morning, a little surprised. Welcome to another day. What will happen today?

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My Staples Are Out, A Lesson In Being Present

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Magic | 0 comments

When future events feel overwhelming and scary, step back and breathe. Remember how loved you are. It will be okay.

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Gifts of 2014

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Cancer Goddess, Goddesslicious, Magic | 2 comments

A year ago, standing on the bridge between 2013 and 2014, I did not imagine myself to be where I am now: living in San Diego amid and around juicy community; basking in the inner golden glow of being Talyaa; about to have brain surgery. I did, however, imagine adoring and being adored by my beloved, but 2014 brought it home to me in ways I did not foresee a year ago. Love This year I learned more about love than any year I can remember. My beloved shows me every day what love is. We had some...

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