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My Ovarian Cancer Free 5 Year Anniversary

Five years ago I visited the doctor because of a bit of pelvic pain and bloating.  The physical exam and ultrasound quickly accelerated to an MRI, lab tests, and a referral to a gynecological oncologist.  A few days later I was scheduled for surgery and the wonderful community we are a part of rallied round by donating all the blood I needed for surgery.  I  had surgery at Hospital Cemeq, and a large 15 cm tumor was removed.  A week...

Watch “The Truth About Cancer” Documentary

All my blog readers know that I am very interested in health and wellness and that I read a lot about the topic. I watched the 9 part documentary titled The Truth About Cancer earlier this year and I highly recommend it to any of you who want to know more about holistic healing practices and natural remedies too. Visit the website to sign up and you will be sent links to see the documentaries, with viewing available starting April...

No More Pink Ribbons Please

We have met so many lovely people through blogging. After more than eight years here in Mexico and going on ten years of blogging, our blogging friendships have become quite strong. It’s been a hard time lately for bloggers in México, though. In January, San Miguel de Allende blogger Shannon passed away from cancer. I knew Shannon and her husband Todd from their blogs although I never have met either of them in person. Shannon and I bonded a bit...

After Chemo, Mazatlán Woman Grows Second Head!

This is true.  My hairdresser, the famous and talented Deb from Tippy Toes, says so.  A couple days ago she said “This is so strange, it is like you have two heads.  The front part is pretty much like your old hair but the back….it is truly somebody else’s head.” Well, maybe somebody else’s hair? Check it out.  The front part is normal.  The back, curly and crazy.  Who knows if it will stay like this as it’s only been six...

It’s been three months since chemo…

It doesn’t seem like it could be three months since my last chemotherapy but it has!  I am feeling great and am enjoying the summer. It isn’t too hot yet and there are still a fair number of people in town to have fun with. I am jetting off on Saturday for a couple of weeks in the US.  I’ll be splitting my time between my sister and her family in Tacoma and my son and his family in Bellingham....