Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer
Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer
Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer

Archive for June 2017

Shared Grief, A Comrade In Arms

A note to a woman who lost her spouse to cancer within the last few months: Ok… I started this and had a beautiful post going and then….pooooooooooof………like the thin cloud that from the heat of the sun evaporates and is no more and the blue sky that was behind it is still there and…

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One Day In Review, Part 2

Inside My Brain, Part 2 (took awhile to edit part 2) Hi XXXX, Regarding what others have termed “scanxiety” (fear of upcoming scans to assess cancer progress during treatment and afterward and fear waiting for the results) and much of this a response to someone who said they were going crazy waiting for their scan…

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Why I Love Cyrano De Bergerac

Some of this is borrowed from thought.com. The end is all mine. It is all about love. Romantic love. Love of wit. Love of words, and tempo, and a soul that is good and pure and well meaning. It is all about love. Outward appearance, and inner beauty. You must look it up on you…

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PanCAN Advocacy Day, Washington D.C.

PCAN Advocacy Day, Washington D.C. June 20, 2017 Approximately 650 to 700 family members, current patients, and survivors of various lengths of time attended Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 20. I was with them. (Most arrived on Sunday June 18, and Monday was a training day, learning what to say,…

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Getting to D.C. For Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day

Waiting For The Train The journey begins. I found a spot and parked in the inside garage. I will just bite the bullet for the daily charge, and I will be close by when I get home at four in the morning on Wednesday. I found a spot to wait on the train platform. I…

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Music Can Be Healing In Many Ways

Music Can Be Extraordinarily Healing I don’t know if this link will work, (Holy S**t I even have a picture, damn), but I am trying it.  You will have to copy and paste into your browser (or not) as the highlighted link is not working here (I think it did)…I should say this user doesn’t…

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Poem, “Give My Love Away”

Loosely based on a Hebrew prayer, after attending service at a synagogue after 17 years.   Give My Love Away   To my dearest love, Do not hold my love tightly when I have gone Give it to the frail elderly and to children Share it with others who are in need Do not keep…

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One Day In Review, Part 1

1249am Inside My Brain, Part 1 A jumble of thoughts, conversations (my side) from a blog site, and various tangents and musings. A little scattered, but that was how it was on this day: Thanks….I think the fairies outdid themselves today….this really put joy in my heart…I know Emilee would love it…I think she IS…

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Grief perspective

My Reaction To A Photo From 1946 posted on facebook Child survivors of Buchenwald for the Star of David, 1946. It is a picture taken from above, of children of various ages, sitting on the ground, in the shape of a Star of David. It is a very powerful picture, for me. Two voices in…

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Poems, Rainbows On The Page

Intro to Rainbow Post (second time around) One of the worst feelings is to lose something you have just written, and especially if you loved the way it read. And then with a mistaken key stroke, poof, it is all gone. That just happened, and I should have known better than to write it in…

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