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Playing Cards with Grand-dad

September 1, 2018    I was sitting on the couch, having some cereal and working up the enthusiasm to finish a few work tasks, when I decided to play a little Gin Rummy on my phone. Sometimes I think the … Continue reading

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Maya Said it Best

Happy 90th Birthday, Maya Angelou! I started this blog with the intent to show that even with a diagnosis of cancer and yet to be known outcomes, I can still survive, thrive and do so with style. 

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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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What Happens When I Can’t?

The main reason for posting other stuff is because it’s good to get out of your own head once in a while. It’s also good to laugh and do things you enjoy so your body can relax and heal a bit. Continue reading

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First Taxol Chemo

Thanks to my wonderful coworker today for hanging out with me all day for my infusion and making sure I got there and back!! It was nice to have someone there with me to talk to and make the time … Continue reading

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When You’re Down and Troubled…

All days with cancer and chemo treatments aren’t all rainbows and unicorns. Some days it all just sucks. While I try to take each day that I’ve gotten past another day or month of treatment in stride, I do have … 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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Angels Stopping by on Cold Evenings

Since I’ve started this journey with cancer, I’ve noticed more and more that my angel family is gathered around me. One of the first nights after chemo, I could feel my grandmother sitting next to my bed. I could almost … Continue reading

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Christmas with Cancer

I suppose if I were to pick a time of year to be diagnosed and starting cancer treatment, it would have to be now. The air is crisp and the leaves are beautiful regardless, and I’m thankful for the distraction. … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Side

When I lived in Houston, I belonged to a church small group. That group of people has done more to impact my life in so many positive ways than I can count. We’ve stayed in touch since I left Houston, … Continue reading

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