Monthly Archives: April 2016


I felt every one of those 5, 642 steps this morning.  Usually, it goes quickly and Kevin and I are home before we even finish our conversation.  This morning, for some reason, it just dragged on an on. The dog, … Continue reading

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If I had my life to live over…

If I had my life to live over – then it wouldn’t have been magical.

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles..

The journey of a thousand miles began this morning with Kevin in the rain. How many steps will I walk, strokes will I paddle, pedals will I push until I am on the other end of the forthcoming chemo treatments? … Continue reading

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Let’s See What Today Holds

I’mm-in-nu-therapy Are you into me? Today, I’ll have the answer. I hope.

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The arrival of Ben sounds the summer gong

The house is full. Every room is occupied. I am blessed to have such a rich life.  My cup runneth over. I woke up this morning eagerly awaiting my son’s arrival home from school.  Ben boarded his plane while I … Continue reading

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Hopeful: To be full of hope

I got the call yesterday afternoon at 3:00 pm. I almost didn’t answer it as the call display read, “anonymous”.  Usually that means a telemarketer, someone telling me I won something, or a courtesy call from some bank wanting to … Continue reading

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If you could, what would you say?

Dear immune system: Listen, I know you are trying your best.  You have done well in the past – but this is getting a bit ridiculous.  Even I know the difference between “me” and “not me” – “good” and “bad”. … Continue reading

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Bump, Set, Spike

My youngest boy, David, just started playing volleyball this past season.  He had never played before.  There are no school teams offered at his former elementary school and so he didn’t really have the opportunity to begin the sport at … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Today marks the first day of round two in my battle against ovarian cancer.  It just goes to show you that you can never let your guard down when it comes to this disease.  BUT, I’m well rested, healed from … Continue reading

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7:55 am

7:55 am.  It is 7:55 am and I am waiting for 8:30 to arrive.  That’s the time I leave to see my oncologist with results of my CT scan.  What better way to put in time, than writing a post … Continue reading

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