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Fear Factor

Well, mom has her third chemo treatment tomorrow.  Have I mentioned how much I loathe cancer?  ‘Cause I do.  The first two treatments weren’t so horrible…residual lethargy and minimal nausea.  At this juncture the emotional part is the most difficult. … Continue reading

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Life is funny

It’s the holiday season…do de do… It feels like an entire lifetime since I last wrote something here…maybe it has been. My mom had her second treatment today.  I spoke with her, and she sounded pretty good.  She was good … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving wildcards

It’s ironic to me that this week is Thanksgiving.  So much to be thankful for…so many wildcards in the deck.  I’m looking forward to the short work week followed by a whole 7 days out of the office.  I may … Continue reading

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Yeah…sooo…

Here’s an update, since I’m being uncharacteristically quiet here on my  blog. Mom is having round two of surgery on Oct 22.  The surgeon wants to take another millimeter or two of tissue out from where the tumor in her … Continue reading

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Laughter in the cancer ward

So, I’m a few days late with the update on my mom.  But here it is. Mom had the breast cancer lump removed on Monday.  The lymph nodes on the cancer side tested negative.  God is good. She’ll start chemo … Continue reading

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Reaping what you’ve sown

I am generally a person who gives to give.  I don’t expect repayment…I genuinely love to give.  When people are down and out, I try to give them comfort, laughter, a shoulder on which to cry.  When people are in … Continue reading

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Gems

I know that God works all things for good for those who love Him and who are called according to His purpose.  I have used those words so many times while comforting people who were going through circumstances that I … Continue reading

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Writing through my emotions

The past few days have been tough.  I’m trying like heck to be stong, to think positively, to do all of the things that I am supposed to do.  I am going to work, giving everything I can. There is … Continue reading

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Report on mi madre

We got the news on mom.  She has breast cancer.  It’s a small lump that they’re going to remove.  Sounds like it will be outpatient surgery.  She also has a mild case of lymphoma.  They’re going to treat it with … Continue reading

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If there’s anything I can do…

If I had a dollar for every time I said to someone, “If there’s something I can do, please let me know.” I’d be a very rich person.  When I saw that, I mean it from the center of my … Continue reading

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