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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-02-21 18:17
Subject: [photos] Infusion session 4, the needle removal and the chemo bottle ritual
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Tags:cancer, health, personal, photos
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Me in the infusion center. Hat by madrobins, spoons from fjm, danjite and khaybee.

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Me with my infusion pumps. The patients and staff were most delighted with my hat.

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Close-up of my drug supply.

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fjm working on decommissioning my needle.

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The needle once the dressings are off.

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My chest needle-free.

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Outside for the chemo ritual.

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Smashing the bottle.

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Four down, eight to go.

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Four down, eight to go, the testament of the bottles.

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Me, hair by fjm, just before my post-needle shower.

© 2010 Joseph E. Lake, Jr. and Farah J. Mendlesohn.

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As usual, more at the Flickr set.
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User: quantuminsanity
Date: 2010-02-22 02:43 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Awesome, you will never be spoonless with that hat.

And holy crap, that's a lot of drugs! That cancer better be good and dead after this.

Fuck Cancer!
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User: saoba
Date: 2010-02-22 02:46 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I always do a little fist pump and say Fuck Cancer when I see your bottle ritual posts.
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Little and foxy and sexy... what more do you want?
User: little_foxy
Date: 2010-02-22 04:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I so love the spoon hat!
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shelly_rae: Spoons
User: shelly_rae
Date: 2010-02-22 06:44 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Spoons
Thank you sweets for letting us in.
Spoons!
Anon
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Jay Lake: shelly_rae-smiling
User: jaylake
Date: 2010-02-22 14:28 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:shelly_rae-smiling
You are always in, dear.
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desperance
User: desperance
Date: 2010-02-22 10:41 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Spoon hat! Yay!!
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Kari Sperring
User: la_marquise_de_
Date: 2010-02-22 11:52 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Very cute braids.
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Judith Agrathea
User: agrathea
Date: 2010-02-22 16:02 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I just love your bottle ritual. That's such a brilliant way to acknowledge the journey you are on.

Thank you for sharing what you are going through in pictures, as well as words.
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