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Check Your Skin – It’s Melanoma Monday! Here’s a Handy Tool!

May is Skin Cancer / Melanoma Awareness Month.  And, the first Monday in May is Melanoma Monday.  Melanoma is a devastating disease that can be best avoided by prevention.  Either avoiding sunburns and/or tanning beds or finding a mole in … Continue reading

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Fighting your illness with peace and joy

Sometimes, it can be almost impossible to function the way you want to because you are sick.  You are in pain.  You are afraid.  You want to be alone. It is at these times, that I turn to my faith.  Below … Continue reading

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Look what the sun does to your skin!

I shared this link on Facebook but it didn’t generate many views so I think I’ll repeat myself here on this blog.  This link takes you to an art exhibit of faces.  These black and white pictures have been taken … Continue reading

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The First Surgery – Wide Excision for Melanoma

This article is my second post regarding my journey with cancer. After learning of my diagnosis, I think a lot of things went through my head.  It was a busy time at work.  My daughter had just miscarried what would … Continue reading

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First Learning the Diagnosis – It Was Cancer!

One thing that I want to write about on my blog is the chronic disease process from which I am suffering.  Its genesis is cancer.  Yes, the big “C” word.  It started almost six years ago and that’s probably where … Continue reading

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