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Staying Strong

I received this very beautiful vase of flowers from my my office yesterday. What helps me stay strong is knowing that there are people everywhere (and I do mean everywhere) that are thinking of me, praying for me, and wishing … Continue reading

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Entertainment – Reading

I’ve always liked to read. We belonged to the Scholastic Book Club and I got new books about once a month. I loved the books that won the Caldecott or Newbery Medals. There were all the books about Ramona Quimby, … Continue reading

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Decluttering

Even before I had cancer, wanted to reduce the clutter in my life.  Despite the fact that my treatment is going very well, I have a higher sense of urgency around cleaning out the things I don’t really need. I … Continue reading

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Happy Unbirthday

This year, it feels like I’m living life through the looking glass. Like I’ve tumbled down a rabbit hole and the only way out is through to the bottom. So, I’d already decided several weeks ago that this year would be … Continue reading

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When You Need a Helping Hand

I’m not here to say you can’t “do” cancer alone. You most certainly can. It just really, really helps to have a good support network. While chemo treatments were going along like they’re supposed to, and the anti-nausea meds weren’t … Continue reading

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Tips for Friends & Family

I’ve had some visitors and helpers in the past couple of months. I thought I’d post what I want/need to help others who will be helping, and others who might be going through this. Energy Cancer isn’t like having a … Continue reading

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1st Milestone – Last AC Chemo

This past Friday, January 12th, marked my first milestone on this cancer journey. I had my last AC chemo. I haven’t had any major issues with this treatment, but I am super glad and grateful to say that this was … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Cancer Patients

When you have cancer, everything really has to be about taking care of yourself through your treatments. There really isn’t room to take care of anyone else physically or emotionally. There are many of us with families who need us, … Continue reading

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A Week of Chemo – Infusion 3

On Friday, December 29th, I had my 3rd infusion of chemo. The process each time is pretty much the same. Do the blood work and then start the IVs. This time, I talked to the doctor about the anti-nausea meds. … Continue reading

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