Tag Archives: health

This is what it feels like to have (had) cancer…

The sun may shine and the kids may play – you may hear laughter, song, and you may dance.. BUT I will always be with you You will think of me with every stitch you get in your side I … 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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One Full Step

This morning I walked downstairs one foot per step. It has been nearly two months since I’ve had to use two feet per step as  my achilles tendons have been so tight – a side effect of the antibiotic I … Continue reading

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Weighing in on Time

Weight, oh, weight – why do you come round? I try hard to lose you but you always seem found. It’s not that I’m looking to be skinny me But a thinner version I’d sure like to see Now, I … Continue reading

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It was time to step it up!

Tuesday Fitness with Vandie First walk with Kevin Then “face” the step class Would I be okay – sore arm, sore tendons, no sleep last night… Maybe I shouldn’t go. After all, it’s only been five weeks since chemo and … Continue reading

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I want to live deliberately

My hands are sore – but I have my life; My eyesight has diminished – but I have my life; My Achilles tendons are tight – but I have my life. It is by the grace of God that I … Continue reading

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Try again tomorrow

Which one do I choose? If I choose to walk – then I am a walker. If I choose to not walk – then I need one. Is it is a choice? Is it not a choice? Walking used to … Continue reading

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Turns out

I am struggling to find a balance that will afford me good health – or at least the best health I can have.  There is no doubt in my mind that chemo-therapy was worth every penny of pain it produced … Continue reading

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And touch your toes

And touch you toes…. “Oh no, I won’t –  cuz I can’t!”  I thought this morning during Vandie’s pilates class. But Vandie does not give up that easily.  She kept insisting that I try.  My mind kept insisting that I … Continue reading

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I have nothing to complain about

I am waiting for my “friends” to send me on my way to the next level. Seriously. “I can’t believe anyone plays that game anymore, Mom”,  stated my son to me yesterday.  Judging by the tone of voice, I took … Continue reading

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