Category Archives: appreciation

More – Revisited

A memory from facebook popped up on my feed this morning.  It was a post I had written one year ago today and was entitled, “More“.  I read it.  I remembered how full of hope I was at the time, … Continue reading

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Hugs

Hugs to the Mothers who hugged us tight Who held our hands and kissed us good-night Hugs to the Mothers who are in our dreams To some are icons, heroes, maybe even our memes! Hugs to the Mothers whose lessons … 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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The Family Dog

When Lola conceded to getting a family dog, she knew exactly what she was getting into.  A family dog, as the script reads so often, becomes the responsibility of the parents.  “Jazz” was just a pup when she came home. … 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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Down River

I’ve not yet read the book, but it sure has a good looking cover.  And I really like the title to boot!  So, I keep the book handy – by my bedside in case I get the urge to actually … 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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Called Home

You. And You. And also You. You are the chosen ones. You are the ones called home. Emily and I were diagnosed at almost the same time.  Different cancers – different treatments.  She seemed healthier – better chances. How are … Continue reading

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I will – I did!

Too cold to get up and out of bed this morning – not prepared to face the day yet. But – I will be. Not hungry enough to eat breakfast – a little nauseated from the new meds. But – … Continue reading

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I am Woman, Hear me Roar

It was more than weird to be able to return to “who I was” 34 years ago.  In fact, it was a bit daunting.  Who wants to see themselves as the “vulnerable” one, the one who has still so many … Continue reading

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