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Here’s how it went down with the wizards of Palm Springs

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Cancer Goddess, Goddesslicious, Non-Custodial Mothering | 4 comments

Yes! I’ve recovered sufficiently from our Palm Springs trip to talk about it. Details! You want details! Here you go. But first. My advice to you — should you choose to accept it — is to never, NEVER, embark on an intense, early-morning martial arts 5-day seminar in the desert less than two weeks after you’ve had brain radiation, on the very day a controversial story about you airs on national TV. Just don’t. Because there is surely the taste of heartbreak involved. (Cake...

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Cancer Goddess Rises, Days 33-36: Halfway to Black Belt

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Cancer Goddess | 3 comments

Yes, this is a metaphor: Today I tested for 4th Section in martial arts. In Oom Yung Doe, the tradition Kahuna and I follow, as students gain knowledge and skill their belts are dyed black to suggest the hard work and sweat required to achieve each successive level of ability. Other traditions use different belt colors to signify achievement, but in our practice room our uniforms start off pure white and become blacker and blacker as we gain skill and ability. 4th Section is a big one There are...

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