Category Archives: The language of cancer

Narrative therapy

I saw my therapist today. I used to joke about wanting to have a therapist so I could be one of those people that could say My therapist says…and now I am one of those people and it is every … Continue reading

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Words matter (Part 2)

The second part I’ve been trying to figure out how I can spend a lot of time writing about cancer without having to refer to people as survivors. For the purpose of simplicity, I’m just going to refer to them … Continue reading

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Words matter (Part 1)

Introduction I’ve been thinking about this post all week, wanting to sit down and write it, but work and appointments and Raconteurs and other projects have kept me from getting to it. But I’ve run full-on into my day 10 … Continue reading

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