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Good bye to wonderful friend.
7/13/2014 12:35:53 AM,  8 COMMENTS

7 year ago you came into my life, snuggling in my lap. Giving me tons of kissing on my nose, toes, ears, arms over all the years etc. You have been a...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Walked a mile/ Cancer Support Group
7/10/2014 10:37:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I read article about finding support group for post cancer on line. They suggested that it is hard to attend meetings when you work full time, feel ba...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Navigating through more challenges but not giving up
7/9/2014 11:24:38 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have had few times in past couple of weeks with 10 out 10 for pain but feeling better. I am seeing doctor for post gallbladder and got meds which he...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Liberty Bell Tolls for Independence
7/5/2014 1:36:28 PM,  18 COMMENTS

I tried to post this yesterday on our Fourth of July and America's Independence Day but was having issues with SP. Here’s a little history of t...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

The Start of My Liberation
6/27/2014 6:49:32 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It's amazing when you finally convince yourself that you ARE WORTHY, you can accomplish so many things. I'm so ready to let go and put myself first fo...  Read more

KEELYDEUS

Thank You
6/19/2014 11:55:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I want to thank you all for the words of encouragement....  Read more

CAROLE914

Chemo
6/18/2014 8:21:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Thursday I go for my first chemo treatment, it will be four hours long. The second and third week each treatment will be a little over an hour....  Read more

CAROLE914

Slow and Steady
6/14/2014 12:02:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I walked four times this last week. Tuesday started off fine but ended with terrible pain. It felt good just to cry because the pain. I went to emerge...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Surgery
6/13/2014 8:20:17 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had cancer surgery on May 28th. They could not get out the tumor. I will be starting six months of chemo soon. I first need to heal from the s...  Read more

CAROLE914

Lucky and blessed
6/7/2014 12:54:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Last saturday, I had trouble breathing, dizzy and chest pain so I went to emergency. At first I thought darn made mistake by coming. All my vitals wer...  Read more

HOLLYT55

A little Election Day excitement...
5/26/2014 7:57:22 PM,  18 COMMENTS

We had a very long day last Tuesday at the election polls. Only 27 people showed up to vote and four of the 27 were the poll workers. We had a gas l...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

No more signs of cancer!
5/15/2014 9:14:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I just got back my breast MRI. No more signs of malignancy. I am so relieved. I will still keep following up with three month check ups, mamogram for...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Liam and Winnie the Pooh
5/14/2014 11:21:56 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Today Richelle had scheduled a six month photo shoot for Liam. She crocheted his blanket and his Winnie the Pooh Hat as well as doing the printing on...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Many things to be thankful for...
5/10/2014 6:46:18 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Ken and I have enjoyed working in our yard today while the sun was shining brightly. Now we are in the middle of a thunderstorm with lots of rain....  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Less Fear
5/10/2014 11:45:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Monday was my first time in emergency in month plus. I had terrible stomache pain. They did ultra sound of my lower abdomen then hide a scan. My gall...  Read more

HOLLYT55

"BE YOUR OWN KIND OF BEAUTIFUL"
4/13/2014 10:45:49 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Please read below. I had my first facial and make over on Saturday. It was Christmas gift from my wonderful hubby. I waited to use it until...  Read more

HOLLYT55

PET SCAN and One Year Anniversary
4/5/2014 5:31:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I had PET SCAN this week. I had dreamed that about ten people from this sweet church had gone with me for moral support and the oncology chaplin from...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Another great day with Richelle and Liam. PTL for my many blessings!!!
3/25/2014 9:58:57 PM,  25 COMMENTS

Liam enjoying his bath time with his daddy. Liam's priceless expression when I was talking with him and singing hymns to him today. I...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

New Strategy
3/24/2014 10:51:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am trying new strategy to help with my physical, emotional, spiritual health. I look for something positive that occurs each day. Saturday I was in...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Update
3/19/2014 10:31:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I got back results from some labs today. Regular doctor said few things are high and one is low that could be from chemotherapy. One thing was high du...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Moving Along RockY Road and always thankful
3/18/2014 5:33:57 PM,  6 COMMENTS

1. Looking forward to moving past current challenge. 2. Looking towards Spring...  Read more

HOLLYT55

ENJOY my picture blog of Liam and McKenzie
3/10/2014 10:23:41 PM,  29 COMMENTS

McKenzie enjoying holding Liam. She just loves him!!! McKenzie trying to make Liam laugh. McKenzie trying...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Lung Biopsy March 14
3/3/2014 10:26:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am going in for on 3/14 for needle biopsy. It may be a good specimen this time or it may not show enough and then I would have to have it just remov...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Thanks
3/2/2014 7:01:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Thank you for all the support. I glad to hear from you again. I am going to look up the shoulder surgery team. I am starting to feel very old...  Read more

CAROLE914

My recovering
3/1/2014 1:56:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hi, My surgery was two months ago, I am starting to feel better. Went to the doctor early this week. My dr said for shoulder surgery it is si...  Read more

CAROLE914

UP Date
2/23/2014 9:16:59 AM,  2 COMMENTS

BIG PLUSES IN MY LIFE 1. Eating salads with lots of veggies, fruits every day 2. Walking a few days during the week 3. Left breast is healed up...  Read more

HOLLYT55

THANK YOU SPARK FRIENDS!!!
2/3/2014 10:38:22 PM,  26 COMMENTS

Just want to say a great big THANK YOU to all who saw my pictures of Liam and read my blogs! Your support (no matter how big or small) is appreciate...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Last Treatment
2/3/2014 10:27:36 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have made it through 32 treatments. All that I can say is yes it hurts. I am glad that tomorrow is last day of radiation. Radiation is supposed to b...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Recent pictures of Liam...Part 2
1/27/2014 8:51:19 PM,  25 COMMENTS

With the continuing extremely cold temperatures all our area schools have cancelled classes for tomorrow as well as all the Pittsburgh schools. Even...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Recent pictures of Liam...Part 1
1/26/2014 7:47:05 PM,  20 COMMENTS

Just a quick update. First many of you know that the temperatures are below zero with colder than ever wind chill temperature. The weather man said i...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Recent pictures of Liam...Part 1
1/26/2014 7:47:04 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Just a quick update. First many of you know that the temperatures are below zero with colder than ever wind chill temperature. The weather man said i...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Only 6 More Treatments!
1/26/2014 10:35:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

The walk was fun last Sunday. I didnt walk during the week. Getting used to the pain from peeling is challenging. I got up this morning and worked out...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Taking each day as it comes!
1/19/2014 10:10:35 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Last week started off ok but then few problems but I looked for answers to find solutions. Monday I went to gyncologist since I found spot on right br...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Winter is back in Southwestern PA!!!
1/18/2014 9:36:26 PM,  24 COMMENTS

This beautiful picture was taken by my dear friend Patty this morning. This is an example of what all the areas around us looks like today. ...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Moving and Grooving
1/12/2014 11:15:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I worked out on my elliptical for 15 minutes this morning and walked for 50 minutes in my neighborhood yesterday. Sometimes I start off well then end...  Read more

HOLLYT55

January 11, 2014 Memories...
1/11/2014 5:15:17 PM,  18 COMMENTS

The best way to start my day!!! I saw this and it brought back many memories. I am sure many mothers will relate to this. We are havi...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

Surgery
1/4/2014 8:40:01 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I had surgery on my shoulder the 25th of Dec. Next week I will start pt. Can't wait to get back to my old self....  Read more

CAROLE914

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014!!!
12/31/2013 11:25:27 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Wishing everyone a happy new year, full of success, love, health, wealth and joy!!! Be sure to tell your loved ones how much they mean to y...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

9 Radiation Treatments down
12/27/2013 10:54:42 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Merry Christmas Everyone! It is true Radiation makes you tired. I caught one cold in past month but still feeling stronger than with chemotherapy. I m...  Read more

HOLLYT55

Merry Christmas!!!
12/25/2013 11:13:33 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Merry Christmas from the Kirby's... Make sure you count your blessings twice and praise God for the miracles He has provided you and yours. Altho...  Read more

MOMMA_BEAR_69

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