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Diaries published: 47 (417 days since last diary on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 02:57 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 4147 (1 day since last comment on Sat May 23, 2015 at 07:16 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1217

Total Comment Ratings: 51244

Most Recommended Diary: Phoebe Snow has died, 129 comments, 298 recommends

People Following hopeful: 17

hopeful's Most Recent Diaries:

ME! POST HAIR CUT! A friend sent me an email a few days ago asking this: “I can only imagine the mixture personal turmoil and sort of detached scientific interest you are going through. ...
by hopeful
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 02:57 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
So, here is a brief update on my breast cancer. I did have surgery 2 weeks ago-in the midst of a bad snowstorm that shut down the Federal government and pretty much everything else. Fortunately, ...
by hopeful
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 05:05 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
So, I am sitting here in my living room contemplating life. Basking in the generosity of family, friends and coworkers. My sister and cohorts got together and sent me mastectomy bras, pajamas, ...
by hopeful
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 05:58 AM PST with 18 Recommends
I so appreciate all of the helpful, supportive words said in my first "breast cancer" diary last week. Here's an update: the tumor is estrogen positive, so that is some good news. All other ...
by hopeful
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 11:40 AM PST with 26 Recommends
I was just diagnosed with breast cancer this week. I am 57 years old. I am certainly not the first and won’t be the last person on this site to have dealt with cancer. I am lucky in a way. I had ...
by hopeful
Comment Count 146 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 09:42 AM PST with 183 Recommends
Home Depot has decided to take the employer-provided health insurance away from all part-time employees. They have done this, in their words, because it would be "illegal" for them to provide this ...
by hopeful
Comment Count 285 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 05:54 AM PDT with 155 Recommends

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