Monthly Archives: November 2009

Bubble, bubble

Of course this morning got of to a rousing start with snow on the ground. This is an “of course” because my wife has a PET scan this morning and somehow we have to get her to the hospital, then … Continue reading

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Weifun

Weifun is young and married to Frederic they have a little boy named Emile. Weifun has brain cancer. We me very briefly during the summer when I was going to the Jewish General to get some tests done on my … Continue reading

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New surgery date

The craniotomy has been delayed one day and will be on Friday next week. It works out for the best really that way I don’t have to worry about getting into work the next day and getting the kids ready … Continue reading

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Another torch

I found out late yesterday that Sarah Benkiran also from our school will be carrying the torch in Hudson – woohoo. Very very cool. Benjamin Mumme, who is at Beaconsfield High School, will also be carrying the torch. It is … Continue reading

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The Olympic Touch

Sydney Williams, one of my XC and track runners, has been selected to carry the Olympic torch on Monday in Rimouski. I would have thought that living in the West Island she would be carrying it here but clearly that … Continue reading

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Countdown

One of my favourite expressions is: If wishes were fishes we’d all cast nets. Wishes are not fishes. Wishing accomplishes nothing. Wishes are hope slipping off into fantasy. In my own mind I wish I wasn’t counting down to next … Continue reading

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Almost 2 years to the day

The surgery will be next week – Thursday to be precise.  It will be exactly 103 weeks from the last time my wife had a craniotomy which is kind of weird timing. Though it does bring back something that the … Continue reading

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Vita est vita

Life its own self has been continuing apace. Tomorrow my wife goes in for preadmission testing a kind of prequel to her upcoming brain surgery. We figure it will be about a week after tomorrow before surgery. Surgery has been … Continue reading

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It is what it is.

Slowly, inexorably, the tasks that make up a day all those little tiny 10 minute or 15 minute tasks end up in the hands of one person in the family when cancer is working its magic. Continue reading

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