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Cancer Always Calls Collect – Part 10– What Have I Become? – Zoomers

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Cancer Always Calls Collect – Part 10– What Have I Become? – Zoomers.

 

“A long time ago when I felt people didn’t understand me and my crazy life I would walk to my favourite store and hide out next to the cupboard that held the Nancy Drew books. Eventually I would save enough to purchase one and would read it from front to back a dozen times. Nancy didn’t know what I was going through in life nor did she care as she was just a fictitious character. Or was she?”

Cancer Always Calls Collect – Part 8 — I am as Serious as Cancer – Zoomers

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Cancer Always Calls Collect – Part 8 — I am as Serious as Cancer – Zoomers.

 

“Yesterday I read a short story written by Frank Stockton in 1882 that was mentioned on Susie Lindau’s blog called The Lady and the Tiger. It was a strange tale about a young man caught romancing the King’s daughter, and sent to the town’s arena to meet his punishment. He alone was the master of his fate choosing to open a door to either a hungry tiger or a beautiful woman. Stockton, the author, chose not to disclose the final results infuriating his literary followers and to this day readers wonder what the young man’s fate was.”

Cancer Always Calls Collect – Part 7 – Fighting For the Universe – Zoomers

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Cancer Always Calls Collect – Part 7 – Fighting For the Universe – Zoomers.

 

I’ve spent months fighting for mental survival and physical heath and now I find myself in an oasis. A few weeks ago I could feel the wear and tear on my body but tried not to notice as he was continually fighting for his life. How do you tell someone that your health is declining when they barely have theirs? Each day I had been consumed with his needs, which were important, yet I ignored mine. In the end my life became like Groundhog Day and I began to hide how tired I really was.