Wednesday, July 28, 2010      7 comments

I took my time going down to the hospital for my herceptin today. I filled out a form about how I was doing. I also told them about my bloodwork yesterday. The oncologist wanted to wait until the bloodwork came back and so she cancelled the herc... Read more
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      5 comments

Today was my turn to take care of my dad. I set the alarm for 8:30 so I could be up and get ready for the cleaning lady. I thought I would be able to do the housework by myself by now but I can hardly carry the vacuum hose up the stairs without ... Read more
Arimidex side effects
Thursday, July 22, 2010      5 comments

Well, today is a crappy day. I have been feeling rather ill lately and I thought the only difference from a month ago is another month of Arimidex. The 'manageable side effects are: stiff muscles, weakness, bone pain, headaches, fatigue, sore ... Read more
A great day
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

The weather today was active to say the least. I started the day out with a cup of coffee on the front porch. It was sunny with cloudy periods. BUT the wind! What I thought was a cooling breeze turned out to be a wild wind straight out of the no... Read more
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      3 comments

Today has been a drag. I was ready to go to bed an hour after I got up. In the end I was with Dad for three hours and then I went to bed. When I awoke I was just as tired as when I went to bed. I decided to enter some info before the evening rol... Read more
No energy
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      3 comments

I am just bone tired . I know I am just 4 weeks from radiation but the amount of time I am spending in the sack is ridiculous. For about a week now I get up late (10am) and I am back in bed around 2pm. I saw logs until around 5. I am back in bed... Read more
Soul Food
Friday, June 25, 2010      6 comments

My beautiful daughter agreed to go kayaking with me today. We had a quick bite and then filled our water bottles and away we went. 20 minutes later we were wiping creepy crawlies from the inside of of the kayaks. The plan was to keep within ea... Read more
The train
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      5 comments

Yes I am on a journey of the spirit and soul. I don't know what train I am on, where it is going or how long it will take to get there. I am just happy to be finally moving. I don't care where the train is going. I am ready for discovery! I h... Read more
The well worn path
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      2 comments

I have been giving my head a shake lately. If I continue to see my circumstances the same way I have always seen them I will drive myself into a corner that I can never escape. I posted a link the last time to The Invitation. I also saw an arti... Read more
The Invitation
Friday, June 18, 2010      1 comments

I read the first chapter of the Invitation and discovered that I am on that journey for the first time in my life with my eyes wide open.
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Time and life
Friday, June 18, 2010      3 comments

Time and life go on around me while I sacrifice to the treatments and appointments. What would I have done with this time, this gift if I didn't have to spend it this way? I cradle my heart and dreams in my hands, knowing that I can't ... Read more
Holding my breath
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      6 comments

The transitions are filled with opposites, Shifting sands and flowing water, The white light of the future and the soft gloom of the pinery. The glad energy of the yellow sun and the bone deep fatigue of the silver clouds. I rise... Read more
Guided to the Light
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      6 comments

Guided to the Light She took my hand- An entreaty to accompany her on this journey. My guide and I approached the edge of the wasteland, a barren, scorched plain. Thirsty and praying for water; I walked. I struggled. The pla... Read more
I have a guide
Thursday, June 03, 2010      10 comments

The First Step The doors to my temple are closed. The heavy wooden gates are locked. Don’t knock or shout for the gatekeeper The doors to my temple are locked. I am searching for the light, I am seeking the flow of life, the ... Read more
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      6 comments

I thought about what I could do to celebrate the last radiation today. Instead I find myself needing comfort and caring. Many people have commented on how strong I am and my response is usually, "What are my choices? I could sit in the corner an... Read more

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