My Sweet Sophie: Teacher

Lucy and I are all about “not just surviving, but thriving.”  And as much as my diagnosis with cancer taught me plenty in that area, many years later life has offered me a new teacher, Sophia.  Sophie is an absolute … Continue reading

You ARE an Overcomer!

♫♫ Don’t quit, don’t give in, you’re an overcomer Don’t quit, don’t give in, you’re an overcomer♫ ♫ Don’t quit, don’t give in, you’re an overcomer You’re an overcomer…♫♫ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8VoUYtx0kw Mirror, Mirror on the Wall I find myself singing those … Continue reading

My Attitude Replacement

Those 72 hours seemed like eternity.  Not that I minded at all, but looking at the walls of a hospital room for a woman that is ALWAYS on the go can be a very tacking feat.  We awoke at 2:45 … Continue reading

The Invader

Space Invaders?  Why include a pic of an alien from the most popular video game ever?  Maybe to add a bit for levity to a serious topic, but I also remember playing this mindless game at home on an Atari … Continue reading

Survivorship 101

So what is Survivorship? MD Anderson defines a survivor as “anyone who’s been diagnosed with cancer. Survivorship starts at the time of disease diagnosis and continues throughout the rest of the patient’s life.”  And so, as soon as someone receives … Continue reading

Don’t miss it again!

Miss What?  I mean really, don’t I work hard, paying attention to every detail of my job?  Don’t I carefully work through my “to do” list?  I try so hard to please and NOT disappoint.  Don’t I care for my … Continue reading