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My dark side of the “prom”
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      7 comments

I decided to separate the two blogs...”Prom” blog stays happy and heart warming. Now for the other side which I muddled through as best as I could...with grim and teeth gritted determination, So what am I talking about? It’s my old Sys... Read more
“Prom”
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      10 comments

Yesterday we hosted a Prom for our son and his friends...and it turned out great! It was postponed due to thunderstorms on Sunday...and we almost had a wash out just as we were about to serve dinner, but we lucked out with only a few drops! ... Read more
Planned vacation!!
Friday, June 26, 2020      9 comments

Well the BFFs have pulled us in to a camping adventure for the end of July! Both families have yet to use our travel trailers and since both of our sons (their only son and my eldest) will be going off to college...we decided it was a good... Read more
The story of the first MRI
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      8 comments

I have to blog it out. I have to release it somewhere and talking is just not working today. Yesterday was my first MRI for breast screening. It was my first MRI because I think if I've had one before...I sure as heck would remember it aft... Read more
Fatigue awareness & self-care
Thursday, June 18, 2020      6 comments

It's a Thursday...feels like...I honestly don't know what day, but not a Thursday, or a Friday. This week feelings like a whole lot of consecutive Mondays... Quick update on the Tamoxifen I started Saturday - things I observed and learned:... Read more
Tamoxifen started
Friday, June 12, 2020      13 comments

Well I finally made a decision to take tamoxifen as part of my LCIS follow-up treatment. I gave myself 3 months to decide if it was the way to proceed and after weighing everything out...it's a smart move. I have to give my doctors credit.... Read more
Raising the white flag: the method behind the madness
Friday, May 29, 2020      14 comments

Social media is all in a frenzy right now...name a topic and everyone is voicing their opinion. It's all too overwhelming for me to fathom...therefore, I will retreat. Turn off. Hide. Hunker down. Retrench. I visualize my capacity for ne... Read more
The Blue Dress
Thursday, May 07, 2020      11 comments

The Blue Dress is something I have written about before. To get you up to speed, it’s my “goal” dress designated as such back when I wore in on my sisters wedding in 2011. I was about 10 pounds lighter than I am now, and the whole goal of ... Read more
Cinco de Mayo fun!
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      6 comments

Oh Yesterday we had fun over here emoticon I made sangria during lunch with whatever I had on hand...red... Read more
The "Block"
Wednesday, April 29, 2020      9 comments

Ever get writer's block? This week I am having "work block"...I have SO many things that need attention...backlogged paperwork is #1...processes and procedures to write and coordinate...that I am utterly overwhelmed. The kicker is that I though... Read more
Back in "the zone"
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      11 comments

Fun fact: I've been "in the zone" in losing weight since Dec 25...because I have to for my own underlying health reasons as motivation. Eating better (more plant based), not drinking (or only on special occasions...of which I have found to be ... Read more
The “Covid-15”
Saturday, April 04, 2020      9 comments

A friend of mine posted that to FB the other day. I had to laugh because my goal is to just keep moving along with what I’m doing for my the good ... Read more
Wednesday blessings
Wednesday, April 01, 2020      7 comments

Today was not so hot. Technology reared it’s ugly head for the second day. Instead of complaining, I am grateful for the following: Thank god my phone is not fried...it lives to see another day!! Grateful to have a job and income right no... Read more
Breathing through stress
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      11 comments

Considering that breathing is a hot commodity if you catch Covid-19...I'm trying to do my best to breathe through the stress of it all...and (not to sound morbid) while I can. I live on Long Island and we are covered in a self-imposed/Gover... Read more
Strange new world
Thursday, March 19, 2020      6 comments

The beginning of March did not come in like a Lion as the old saying goes...it actually came in like a lamb, quietly with nice weather and sunshine. I guess the Lion didn’t feel like being forgotten about because he came rearing it’s ugly head ... Read more

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