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July 7, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

Today is the day--the wedding we have been working on. What a celebration! The picture says it all. It was the happiest day of my life so far! ... Read more
July 18, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      2 comments

CT scan today. I have 4 small tattoo dots on my body to line up the radiation rays perfectly when we begin next week. Other than that I look the same in the mirror. If you don't look at the x in my cleavage. It should look like a new freckle a... Read more
June 21, 2012
Thursday, June 21, 2012      2 comments

The visit with the surgeon went well today. The incisions are healing well and my range of movement is good. She assured me that the swelling is part of the healing process and has to work its way out. Which means no running for quite awhile, ... Read more
June 19, 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      4 comments

I made my first huge mistake. Getting out of the house over the weekend sounded so very appealing. I walked to the town square and back in my home town. Family was delightful--the shower was nearly overwhelming. It seemed to be beautiful ... Read more
june 15, 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012      1 comments

the latest on living with cancer: wait a little longer. One more test to determine if I need chemo or not. If I do--4 treatments 21 days apart. The 6 weeks of radiation are a given, it is simply an issue of chemo or not. . . The cancer is st... Read more
june 6, 2012
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      3 comments

Cancer I have good news. The cancer has been completely removed. The lymph node was not cancerous. And the receptors are estrogen and progesterone positive. In a nutshell, we caught the cancer incredibly early. 1 cm of ugliness. And it is... Read more
May 27, 2011
Sunday, May 27, 2012      3 comments

I am up early these mornings, thankful the sun rises with me. I'm anxious. Every day. My heart pounds. My mind races. Adrenaline pumps. It is as if my body must be on alert to fight the cancer. Somehow I think restful sleep would be better... Read more
May 15, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

Life seems full--and things seep out. Perhaps seep isn't the word. Sometimes it's a flood. Emotions and opinions are painfully obvious. I cry when I see those I love. Sometimes I didn't realize how deeply I love a friend and I am caught more of... Read more
March 9, 2012
Friday, March 09, 2012      2 comments

It has been a full week--lots of good outcomes tho Politics--we'll ignore that, except to say there were no picketers at our house and I still feel terrible that we are closing schools. . . And optimistic the legislature will come up with a... Read more
March 3, 2012
Saturday, March 03, 2012      3 comments

I officially re-entered the healthy world this week. I've run, walked or done weight-bearing exercise every day. I discovered I get bored pretty easily, so I'm really mixing it up and am happier. And the best news--Monday I meet with a tr... Read more
Feb 24, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

This is what I did this morning--take a look http://www.doctoroz.com/vide
os/shaun-ts-miracle-15-min
ute-workout... Read more
February 13, 2012
Monday, February 13, 2012      4 comments

I'm back from a week of vacation--it was really rather nice to hang out in the sun every day. Sunshine makes me happy--no surprise is it? I had some priorities: walking or running on the beach every day and a list of exercises I could do.... Read more
Feb 1, 2012
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

I think a short goal evaluation is in order. In January --I cut my consumption of pop to once a week or less, except for the week when I stressed out and purchased 2 diet cokes--and drank only a small bit of the second one. I think ... Read more
Wednesday, Dec 28
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      2 comments

Lifestyle change--after a while you don't notice it. But this holiday some interesting things happened. 1. I baked no Christmascookies. Not one. I think I may give in in the next few days--on the flip side, I did make pie or three. But... Read more
Monday, Dec 19
Monday, December 19, 2011      2 comments

It was my birthday yesterday--number 53. It was a rather quiet day, which honestly was nice. I got to talk to each of my children and spend a few minutes with 2 of my dear friends. And the new Sherlock Holmes movie is really quite good- but... Read more

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