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CALVERTM
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my 2nd mother
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

My mother-in-law passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. How do you say goodbye to someone who was there with you for just about everything? I've known Joan for 34 years,... Read more
My journey of life
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      3 comments

Hello everyone, I see that the last time I blogged was 7/15. I'm finished my radiation therapy. I even received a certificate of graduation which was nice. I went for the follow-up exam last week. Doctor said I healed beautifully which was... Read more
halfway through radiation
Friday, July 15, 2011      5 comments

Hello, I thought I'd post a picture of myself without a wig. I'm very happy to be halfway through my treatment for breast cancer. I started this journey in Jan of this year w... Read more
my day as queen for a day
Thursday, July 07, 2011      3 comments

I was in a parade and we were promoting the "biggest loser class' that I've been a member of for about a year. We decorated my coach's car and she asked me to be the queen this... Read more
The worst is over!
Monday, May 23, 2011      4 comments

I noticed I haven't blogged in awhile. I wasn't interested in Spark in the last several months. I was scared and depressed most of the time. I am now finished with chemo and moving into another leg of this journey which is radiation. I have ... Read more
first chemo treatment
Saturday, February 26, 2011      7 comments

My first chemo treatment was Thursday of this week. The day before that on Wednesday, I had to go into the hospital to get a port placement which is where they administer the meds. It was sore for a few days and I don't like not being able to ... Read more
It's not over
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      5 comments

I went to see my oncologist yesterday morning. I will have my port placement tomorrow and Thursday, I start my first chemo treatment. She gave me the names of the medicines I'll be taking, all the side effects, prescriptions for nausea and som... Read more
Beautiful sunrise
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      2 comments

I couldn't resist this beautiful sunrise. I will be starting my chemotherapy treatment very shortly. The hospital will be inserting the port either this week or next for the ... Read more
Muga Scan
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      3 comments

Hi there everyone, Good morning! I enjoyed a beautiful sunset this am out my kitchen window, one of God's miracles. I went to hospital for muga scan yesterday. It is a scan where this big machine takes picture of your heart beating from 3 di... Read more
my real journey of breast cancer
Friday, February 04, 2011      4 comments

I'm starting my real journey of this awful disease of breast cancer. After seeing my oncologist yesterday and hearing that I need a year of treatment which includes chemotherapy, herceptin, radiation and hormone therapy, I came home and went t... Read more
my breast cancer journey
Friday, January 21, 2011      4 comments

Well, yesterday was the day for my surgery. I wore my shirt save the boobies. I was upbeat and very confident as I had an excellent team. I requested the anesthiologist who I had surgery before with and I had the topnotch surgeon in these pa... Read more
my unusual Christmas cactus plant
Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

I received this plant for a Christmas gift from one of my brothers. I understand it only blooms at Christmas time, maybe someone can tell me how to care for it the rest of the... Read more
today
Friday, November 12, 2010      0 comments

Well, it's been an upsetting last several days with my husband. He was admitted to hospital with impending CHF. Breathing quality down to 60% which is dangerously low. He came home today with home oxygen and portable to take out with him. H... Read more
I need to a major mood uplift
Friday, October 29, 2010      2 comments

Hello, I am making a commitment today to blog more and work on adding teams for huddles and daily chats. I've lost 24 pounds now since I started in March of this year. I had major surgery, (a knee replacement, my 2nd), the first one was 2 ye... Read more
several pics of myself
Thursday, August 05, 2010      2 comments

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