Missing my cousin.....
This morning I received a phone call that you dread.....it was not unexpected, but it was also not welcome....you see, my cousin Debbie had gone a few years without her yearly mammograms, but when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, she finally ... Read more
Revival of the Nordic Track!!!
For the past couple of days I have been wracking my brain to come up with a new exercise routine that would help me burn calories but not cause too much pain. As a result of chemotherapy (and probably years of high impact sports , let's not b... Read more
OK, when I started on Spark, I decided that I would only post my weight as it decreased....so there would be days and days where I would not change it. But on those days when the scale was my friend, I jumped at the opportunity to post the lowe... Read more
Cherry Blossom Festival in DC
Just arrived back from a week in Washington DC, my son and 179 other High School students marched in the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade last Saturday, and did a great job! They also played at the Navy Memorial afterwards, during the Blessing of... Read more
Home from the hospital!
Well, only had to stay overnight, but didn't get discharged until 5:30 pm, I think that they forgot about me! I had to go to a different hospital than "usual" as that's where the specialist worked out of, and I was more than willing to go where... Read more
Surgery on Monday!
Since my breast cancer was ER/PR negative, I figured that I would be able to skip on the complete hysterectomy procedure, but signs and symptoms finally lead me to the ER, which lead me to a new gynecologist (the previous one told me that my bod... Read more
What I'm doing on my summer vacation.....
Well, we didn't think that we could afford it, and if it hadn't been for a 1/2 price sale, it would not have been possible......but it is official, we are going to Alaska on a cruise! After getting a discount for "cruising" before, we were abl... Read more
It's Christmas time, and could I really be this selfish? I have totally "fallen off the wagon" and I can't even remember what started it.....but the weight has gone up, and until today, I have not done anything to stop it, not anything for long... Read more
Time off with family
What a great holiday! I took yesterday off from work and since the kids were also off from school, we headed up to Tampa, to visit Busch Gardens for the day. Although it was a bit chilly, it was not very crowded, and we had a great time! Hubb... Read more
Well, it is that time of year, to reflect and be thankful for the things we have lived to tell about! I am thankful to be a 1 year survivor of breast cancer.....can't believe that it's been a year already! In some way it seems like last week, ... Read more