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conversations with my doctor, part 4

“Life is hard, honey. Everyone finds a way.”Carla in “Everything, Everything” by Nicole Yoon— Doctor: Hey. How’s the chemo treating you? Me: I enjoy it a lot. I may continue it on a recreational basis after we’re done. Do you … Continue reading

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lemon pie

Now where do you run? Where do you hide? Where do you go  when you need a hole to crawl in? Where do you go? — the prophet david collings Dammit, he says for the hundredth time. I’m his worst … Continue reading

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chinese satellite

I’ve been running around in circles pretending to be myself Why would somebody do this on purpose When they could do something else? — the prophet phoebe bridgers — Why would you ever want this to end? I’m walking on … Continue reading

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borrowed tune

I’m climbing this ladder my head in the clouds I hope that it matters I’m having my doubts — the prophet n. percivel young — You can’t ask for much more than a room in the chemo center with a … Continue reading

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studebakers

“There are no symptoms to age.If I can dodge the mirror in the morning,I’m an 18-year-old.”— the prophet sheehan— In my head I’m running a marathon, and I’m about to go full-out Lance Armstrong. If a chemo marathon is like … Continue reading

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