Monthly Archives: May 2016

On empathy

I just had to share this. I hope I remember it myself the next time an urge to start “silver lining” comes to me. On the other hand, perhaps silver lining is a good coping strategy? In the blog post Cancer … Continue reading

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End-of-life resources

Through the ever so excellent Smart Patients forum, I found this page with end-of-life resources compiled by a stage IV cancer patient. Fantastic starting point to explore what happens at the end-of-life and how we can best prepare for it. [post 40 in … Continue reading

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The great mysteries of life

I have now experienced not just the beginning of life, in giving birth to my two children, but also the end of life, in the recent death of my father. This is my own very personal reflection on these mysteries of … Continue reading

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A broken year

Midsummer (19th of June): my 40th birthday, you spent the day after at the ER. We didn’t know then, but the big blood clots in your leg were probably caused by your cancer. Christmas: on the 21st of december (my … Continue reading

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