The Notes of a Cancerous Girl. October 2014

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I started this blog in September, 2014 when I was diagnosed with the primary mediastinal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma located near my heart. Prior, I had very little knowledge of cancer, its types and treatments but when I was finally facing the cruel diagnosis, I realized that the more I knew, the better I would be prepared to deal with it. It definitely helped to search online and read other people’s posts and comments about their ordeals, but some little questions still arose – would power port installation hurt, how would chemo or post-chemo feel, do I need somebody around me after chemo or I can handle it on my own …

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Jodhpur, India. January 2014

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January 11, 2014. Pictures from Jodhpur. After spending 5 days in the old Mewar kingdom (Chittorgarh, Udaipur and Kumbhalgarh), it was time to move on and get acquainted with Mewar’s arch-enemy – the Marwar dynasty and its capital Jodhpur. Second largest city in Rajasthan, Jodhpur has a few names and all of them are correct. It is called the “Gateway to Thar”, implying city’s strategic location on the border with the Thar desert; it is referred to as “Sun City” for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year around. But the most obvious name, which I could witness with my own eyes, is “Blue City”, a name given because most …

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