What do you do when your world has been flipped upside down, giving you a path you never wanted to take, but having to walk it anyway? You buck up and get it done. I was so strong during the main fight of this cancer journey. I had to be. I worked my part-time… Continue reading I was silently drowning.
This may not make much sense. Late night journaling, beware. 🙂 A month or so ago, I ordered myself two shirts from one of my favorite t-shirt vendors, when they had a sale. ( Ruby’s Rubbish ). This first one reminded me of my grandma, but also of myself. I will explain. My maw-maw, who passed… Continue reading For Such a Time As This
Back in July, the face of cancer was a scary one. It was normal on the outside, but very fearful and nervous on the inside. It was a face of the unknown. A face of uncertainty. Chemo was hard. Those three rounds, with three weeks in between, were brutal. Always waiting for a fever to… Continue reading The Real Face of Cancer
Getting my two girls, ages 5 & 8, ready for bed tonight, we talked on the subject of the summer. They are headed to Kindergarten & 3rd grade in the morning, and we know the question “what did you do this summer?”, will be asked to them by many. Here’s what my summer was and… Continue reading The Summer That Was & Wasn’t
July 19, 2017. The day our life as we knew it, would be changed. The day I learned that I could drive while having a panic attack at the same time. The day I couldn’t hold it together in front of strangers, in front of my father-in-law. The day we fell off of that mountaintop… Continue reading One month post diagnosis.
You never really know how true those words in your wedding vows really are, until something shakes up your entire world and you have to live those words. I’m the mom, I’m the wife. I know how to take care of my family. Maybe I’m not the neat freak or the perfect mom who has… Continue reading In Sickness and in Health.
Step one. Absolutely freak out and panic and practically hyperventilate in the car on the drive to the oncologists office the same day you find out this diagnosis. Okay, maybe not. Or maybe I should title this post, what NOT to do when your 43 year old husband is diagnosed with cancer. 😉 Either way.… Continue reading What to do when your 43 year old husband is diagnosed with cancer.