Tag Archives: food

Get up!!!!

They arrived, in the snow, yesterday afternoon.  The emotions were palpable, but no one came right out with it.  I didn’t want to cry and I’m pretty sure they didn’t either.  We hugged – good, tight hugs – and then … Continue reading

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Bon appetit!

I did it!  I got out of bed and went downstairs this morning!  Of course, I’m not sure I could have done it without Kevin and his invitation to our morning coffee. It has been a very long three days … Continue reading

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A dozen white roses

A dozen white roses would have marked the day With a vodka martini and two olives, “okay”? Today we’d have danced and laughed loud with glee Today it would seem we are both so pain-free I still feel you with … Continue reading

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Really, I’m fine.

I’m fine.  Really.  Who wants to hear the bad stuff, anyhow? How long can one complain before the complaints fall on deaf ears? Still, I stand – I hurt.  I sit – I hurt.  I walk. I’m fine.  Really.  I … Continue reading

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The longest two week wait …. ever!

“My friend had cancer.  She had surgery and then more chemo  – but she died.” “Oh.  I’m so sorry.” Why do people feel the need to tell me the bad news stories?  There are certain times when it is okay … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree Must Come Down

The eggnog is gone – and there will be no more for another year. The wrapping paper will be put back in the closet – after it is re-stocked by post-Christmas paper sales. The wreath will come down from the … Continue reading

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The Way to a Beautiful Life…

I have never been more “aware” of myself than I am now.  If there are any gifts that cancer has given to me, perhaps it is that awareness. I am so conscious of the value and the beauty of the … Continue reading

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