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Cancer Goddess Rises, Days 21-22: My Brain, With Cancer on the Side

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Cancer Goddess | 7 comments

Yesterday we went to see my doctor I really really like her. Mostly I like saying her name. Gupta. Doctor Gupta. Gupta Gupta. Goooooooooptaaahhh. Dr. Gupta has a way of talking that I really like. She is direct and forthright, but compassionate. She lays it all out there. But she also seems to really care.  I like that. All of it. We went armed with an agenda yesterday,  going to see Dr. Gupta, Gupta Gupta. My Kahuna made a list on an index card. Brain MRI results. Check. Handicap sticker....

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Cancer Goddess Rises, Day 5: What I’m Doing + Feeling

Posted by on Aug 5, 2012 in Cancer Goddess | 2 comments

A long time ago I watched the autobiographical movie All That Jazz, directed by choreographer Bob Fosse. There was a moment when the main character, facing his own death by heart attack from hard living, goes through the classic Elizabeth Kübler-Ross 5 stages of dying: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance. I remember thinking how silly, who does that? Me, that’s who. I’ll be honest, it took me a few days to let the idea sink in that there is something going on in my...

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