Tag Archives: breast cancer

Backseat Driver

It has happened.  Another check mark off the bucket list.  It seemed unthinkable.  But now it has happened.  My fourth child, my baby, my little one, has earned her driver’s license.  I am, by trade, a domestic engineer…aka, a stay … Continue reading

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telling it like it is

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted.  Because sometimes it’s easier to step away.  Sometimes I try to indulge so much in life that I forget.  Sometimes I am so obsessed with the knowledge, that I can’t talk or write about … Continue reading

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“God bless us, everyone”

Once again, this is the season of thanks.  The calm before the storm.  Before we rush to shop, to decorate, to visit, we are to bow are heads and count our blessings.  Really, we should do this daily, right?  Even … Continue reading

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Be ‘Ware

Well, all over the breast cancer blogging world is commentary on this October, our honorary month.  It’s interesting to me that so many women with breast cancer hate the pink ribbon stuff.  So, then, who are we doing it for? … Continue reading

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WanderLust

Yesterday my sis wore a Life is Good shirt with that phrase you’ve seen “all who wander are not lost”.  A week ago, my son posted a picture labeled, “wandering but not lost” while he was exploring Oregon.  These reminded me … Continue reading

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Offensive?

I play offense.  I’m on team SAL (stay alive longer) playing against MBC (metastatic breast cancer).  We’re both in the NEL (national epidemic league).  And I play offense.  Because I want to move my team ahead.  I want to play … Continue reading

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Turtles and Geese

Today I am thankful for… The unbelievable clear blue sky The pristine snow that sparkles like crystal in the unobstructed sunshine The scar under  my right shoulder that reminds me of a rough year that I survived My sloppy, graying … Continue reading

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Eating my words

        It really wasn’t that long ago…ok, it’s been at least five years…that I’d hold up a whole chicken from the grocery store in front of Maria.  I’d hold out its wings and let its drumsticks (aka … Continue reading

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Legal weed

Some things are very intuitive, and we follow our intuition.  Like coming inside during a thunderstorm.  Slowing down when the car in front of us hits its brakes.  Eating dessert after dinner. (except every once in awhile, when dessert first … Continue reading

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Another Child is born

It seemed like a good day to give it a try, South-of-the-Border Bread. Yum! With a hearty bowl of soup. Put the ingredients in the bread maker and set the timer for 2:50, that’s 2 hours and 50 minutes. It … Continue reading

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