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Jan is doing well

Friday, February 12, 2016      9 comments

Thank you for your prayers for my youngest sister Jan. She had a bilateral mastectomy this afternoon, and everything went really well. There was no sign of the cancer having spread to the lymph system, so that is wonderful news. My Mom said s... Read more

30th Anniversary

Tuesday, February 02, 2016      13 comments

Today, February 2 is my 30th Anniversary of Profession of Vows as a Poor Clare. I have now been at the monastery here in Duncan, BC for 33 years. The ... Read more

Pool today

Thursday, January 28, 2016      2 comments

For the third week in a row, I got to the pool on Thursday afternoon. Yeah, I have a streak going here!... Read more

My sister Jan needs your prayers, please

Monday, January 25, 2016      8 comments

My youngest sister is Jan, (age 55) whose only daughter Tami (age 35) died from Inflammatory Breast Cancer after a 3 year struggle this past Nov 1. Today Jan told the family that she herself has just this past week been diagnosed with IDC... Read more

Getting rally close

Saturday, January 23, 2016      2 comments

Less than 500 points until I get to level planning on hitting it this week! emoticon Read more

Pool....2nd week in a row

Friday, January 22, 2016      9 comments

I went to the AquaFit class this afternoon. This is the second week in a row, after being away from the pool for 6 months. I had to make the choice to go, even though there were some other things I really wanted to work on during that time. A... Read more

New Beginnings for my Mom and Sister

Monday, January 18, 2016      7 comments

Life can sometimes throw things your way that make you wonder how you are going to move forward. My Mom had been living with my youngest sister and her husband for the past 4 years. My Dad died 2 years ago, and my brother-in-law retired in Oct... Read more

Getting close to new points level

Saturday, January 16, 2016      5 comments

The more points you accumulate, emoticon the longer it takes to get to the next level. After many mo... Read more

Back to the Pool.....finally

Friday, January 15, 2016      7 comments

Went to the Aqua Exercise class this afternoon. First time in 6 months. Felt so good. Hope to be able to continue to go once a week.... Read more

New Year

Monday, January 11, 2016      5 comments

Happy New Year. Have not had tome to blog or do too much at the site. But I am here, and am trying to get back on track after a bad year of putting all the weight back on, and then some more. Here is to a healthier 2016 for all of us. Blessi... Read more

On my way in a couple of hours

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      9 comments

It is 10:30pm and I still have to finish packing. I am leaving the monastery at 4am to catch my flight to Calif. emoticonRead more

Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 21, 2015      4 comments

This is not something we usually get to do, but I will be going to Calif next week for 4 days to be with my family. My sister and her family are holding a Celebration of Life afternoon in honor of Tami. Family and friends are gathering in a pa... Read more

All Saints Day....and there is now another one

Sunday, November 01, 2015      7 comments

Tami died this morning, shortly after midnight. Yes, her boyfriend who took this entire cancer journey with her, got to the hospital in time and was able to say goodbye. Read more

Prayers please

Saturday, October 31, 2015      5 comments

Tami is in the last stages of liver failure, and other organs are shutting down. Her boyfriend is in the air, coming from Dublin, having stayed for their friends wedding at Tami's request. He knew that she was in the hospital, but was not aware ... Read more

Tami cancer update

Friday, October 30, 2015      10 comments

My 34 year old niece, Tami, who has been dealing with cancer for the past 3 years is currently in the hospital. Please hold her in your hearts and prayer... Read more

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