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Daphne's journey

Chronicling Daphne's fight against bone cancer

Daphne's journey

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Step 3: Chemotherapy

December 29th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

There is a lot of controversy about Chemotherapy.   I  have to say that it doesn’t scare me as it does some people.   I have an almost religious awesome of the resilience of life.  If you can survive it, you can heal it.  I think she had the stereotypical chemo called carboplatin.  It attacks […]

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Home again!

December 12th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Daphne is home!! She came home on Saturday morning. I brought my Mom with me so she could sit in the back of the van with Daphne.  She likes to stand up any time I stop or turn a corner.  I don’t think she trusts my sense of direction.  For the record, no one should […]

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Complications

December 8th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

What a terrible day this has been!  A few days ago, our washing machine blew its transmission and we had to order a new one.  At the time I thought what a disaster!  My definition of a disaster has changed since that thought. I have a beloved uncle in Brampton who suffered a stroke early […]

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My Hero

December 8th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I just returned home from visiting Daphne for the 1st time after her amputation.  My Mom came with me because I thought it important for Daphne to know how much her entire family missed her.  Thanks to some advice from here, I had checked out some recent amputation pics so I would know what to […]

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Step 2: Amputation

December 6th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

Amputation.  It’s a terrifying word.  Over the last 3 weeks, I have watched other people react to the word as I tell them this is the next step in Daphne’s treatment.  You can literally watch their eyes widen in shock and their jaw drop in horror.  Tears often spring to their eyes.  Because it’s terrifying. […]

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