Tag Archives: blessings

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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Into the night

It was dark this morning.  The kind of dark that wraps itself around you enough that you don’t want to get out of bed because you think it must still be midnight.  The kind of dark that whispers “stay in … Continue reading

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Good ‘ol Stace

Dear Dad: It has been so long since you and I have chatted with one another.  I do hope that you are well – I know Mum will be taking good care of you – among others no doubt. Kevin … Continue reading

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The Firewall

This summer, cancer walked behind me.  Today – it walks beside me.  I don’t want it to walk in front of me ever again.  And so – I put up a firewall between cancer and I.  That way, I can … Continue reading

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Sometimes – there are moments when…

Sometimes There are moments when It seems so unfair Why me? I guess I’m just like everyone else who feels sorry for themselves Sometimes I resent the spring and all the wonderful things it brings Especially when I am so … Continue reading

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One week from now is my last chemo day

One Week Today One week today will mark the end Then I can heal, be on the mend What things await just down the road? You tend to reap what you have sowed How have I been throughout this time? … Continue reading

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How are you feeling?

Do you want the truth or do you want what I think you want to hear? Do you have time for the answer? Do you want to feel like you have helped me or that you care? I want you … Continue reading

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Quilts, mittens, and tapenade

I drew open the curtains this morning to see a slight frost had nipped the rooftop.  I breathed it in.  I thanked God for the day. I had no pain. “Good- morning, Stacey.”  greeted Kevin with the coffee he made … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Other Shoe…

It may just be a bit of depression. It may be because there is no sun today. It may be because I am anxious about my colonoscopy /endoscopy and any other scopy I might get tomorrow. Maybe I am running … Continue reading

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Today – I am just still

The blank screen stares me in the face. What can I write? To whom shall I write? What do I feel? How do I feel? Today I feel like I am drowning.  I am surrounded by life preservers, but am … Continue reading

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