Tag Archives: prostate cancer

Listen to your heart and other body parts

When I was initially recovering from prostate surgery, the common advice I got from people was, “Listen to your body.” This was not, of course, in a literal sense, although that could be fun too. (“Hey, kids, come here and … Continue reading

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How to take care of yourself

I recently came to a conclusion: Donald Trump gave me cancer. When I had my checkup in the summer of 2016, my prostate was slightly enlarged but nothing to worry about, my doctor said. People felt the same way about … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas is No Tube

I was informed by a reader that last week’s column about the Absolute Worst Christmas Tea & Bazaar was decidedly Grinch-like and that I should really get with it Yuletide-wise. Unfortunately, this week I was hoping to relay a certain … Continue reading

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One More Night, Gimme Just One More Night

The last thing I want is to be a bore. (Not true; the last thing I want is another biopsy, but I think I made that pretty clear already.) However, I did leave my post last week on a bit … Continue reading

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It’s rare you can put your finger on the precise moment your life changed. In my case, it involved an actual finger. In late July, I had an appointment with my family doctor before she skittered off to Abitibi. Near … Continue reading

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