Category Archives: acceptance

I’ll See You in My Dreams

When I was young, I walked alone Or at least that’s what I thought It was only me, myself, and I I was well schooled – but never taught And as I grew, I began to learn That “me” was … Continue reading

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It Takes Courage – and Maybe Some Tulips

I cancelled my appointment with Dr. Singh on Wednesday.  I just didn’t have the guts to find out how I was doing.  You’d think that I’d be used to it by now – once a month appointments.  Nope.  Every visit … Continue reading

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Get on with Living

The day began much the same way as the previous day had ended; Amy was snuggled in her faux-fur blanket in her uber-warm bed.  She liked to be there to “recover” from life’s events whether the event was a walk, … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Living

I woke up with a depression hang-over this morning.  It felt somewhat like a brain-bruise, and injury that is trying to heal but reminds you that you ought not to use that muscle again, or bone again… or emotion again. … Continue reading

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I could have danced all night

“I could have danced all night, I could have danced all night and still have begged for more. I could have spread my wings and done a thousand things, I’ve never done before.” – My Fair Lady Oh, those lyrics. … Continue reading

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Let’s try this again, shall we?

“Well, Stacey”, said my oncologist yesterday, “I called the big kahunas in Toronto and they had never heard of this reaction.” She was, of course, referring to my rather abrupt and notable allergic reaction I think I had on Sunday … Continue reading

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Right Now

It would seem I walk on broken glass.  I must trod gingerly along the path so to not make any assumptions about the future.  What I think will happen and what does happen are more oft’ than not … very … Continue reading

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Broccoli Soup

Why does broccoli stink so much? I opened my refrigerator door yesterday to put in a new bag of carrots and BAM!  The smell was so over-powering it almost made me gag.  I feared looking at the broccoli as I … Continue reading

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To Sink or Swim

“It’s like you are white – water rafting, Stacey.  There are rapids surrounding you and it is difficult to stay afloat.  It seems what you need is a little less white-water and a little more of some flat-water to just … Continue reading

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“That” September

It will be two years ago in two weeks.  Hard to believe. In fact, almost impossible. Two years.  I’ve been fighting that long. I remember almost every detail.  I remember my students.  I remember the singing and dancing.  I had … Continue reading

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