Day 1 of 2
Thursday, March 08, 2012      0 comments

Well I was over at my dad's for 8:30 this morning. I haven't seen 8:30 in the AM!! for quite some time. ANywho, Jay arrived with his tools etc. at 8:45 and I reintroduced him to my dad. I explained what he was going to do and Dad seemed satisfie... Read more
My dad's
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow I have arranged for some overdue work to be done at my dad's. He is unaware of the need because of his Alzheimer's. The bathroom flooring needs to come up. He doesn't always hit the mark and the vinyl's surface has corroded. The loo wil... Read more
The pantry
Friday, March 02, 2012      9 comments

I decided that when I got home I would start the gradual process of cleaning out my kitchen cupboards and pantry. I must admit that normally I will clean out a cupboard every once in a while by emptying it and scrubbing the shelves and putting e... Read more
Saturday, February 18, 2012      4 comments

I was reading a section of the book called 'The Invitation" by Oriah today. The section I chose to read is called 'betrayal'. She talks about betrayal both of ourselves and others. It covers only a brief part of the poem asking you to look insid... Read more
Coming around
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      2 comments

It all started with a tiny little sinus infection in October. It quickly transformed itself into pneumonia, then broncitis, then pneumonia again. Well you know what happens when you're down and sick- you look for the comfort food. So my Vita Mix... Read more
My retreat
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      3 comments

I am currently on Vancouver Island at my sister's place while they are on holiday. A fantastic 14 day cruise and a few days in San Diego. (Hi Jesse) I had all kinds of fantastic ideas about how I should spend my time- exercising, reading inspira... Read more
Phase 1
Friday, October 21, 2011      2 comments

After my 5K run at the beginning of the month I was very interested in trying another one in March called the Frosty 5. I started back on the cancer meds just after that and I have been struggling with low energy. The owner of the club where I w... Read more
A Decision
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      6 comments

I have made a decision. I am not going to use the Tamoxifen. I have decided to live with the side effects of Arimidex. Non of the side effects mention additional cancer worries. It is difficult to make a decision in a vacuum. I guess I understan... Read more
This moment
Sunday, October 09, 2011      5 comments

I spent some time with Dad today. When I got to his house he was sleeping in front of the TV. He agreed to go for a drive. We went through Hockley Valley. The sun was out; the colours were vibrant and there were tons of bikes on the road. In the... Read more
Saturday, October 08, 2011      7 comments

I struggled for a few days about whether to take the Tamoxifen or not. One of the main things that made me change my mind was the recommendation that no one else was allowed to handle the pills. It is OK for me to ingest it! So I investigated th... Read more
Oncology visit
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      5 comments

On my trip to the oncologist today. I was anxious about having my medication changed. She has prescribed Tamoxifen. Great side effects! 12% chance of depression.81% chance of hot flashes.11% increased blood pressure. 17% insomnia, 18% mood swing... Read more
Sunday is the big day
Friday, September 30, 2011      2 comments

Sunday Oct. 2 is the big day for me. I have been training for a couple of months for a 5K run called Run for the Cure. The past couple of months have been very hard trying to eat well and working out with side effects of a cancer drug. The oncol... Read more
What a beautiful day
Saturday, September 10, 2011      5 comments

I was up at the crack of dawn, literally! I was at the hospital and in my place by 8:10. My appointment was at 8:30. I finally got in at 9:15 and I was finished at 9:40. This hospital has had so many additions you have to go upstairs, goacross a... Read more
What a day
Friday, September 09, 2011      1 comments

I went to the gym to pay for my two weeks holiday. Oh my goodness. I would like to think that the next time I am on a holiday I will exercise. What are the chances?... Today the weather was to die for. It was brilliantly sunny with just enough ... Read more
osteo surgeon
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      1 comments

Well I had my appointment with the bone doctor. In January 2010 my shoulder became very sore. By the time I had my surgery in April of this year I was lifting my right arm with my left. I started physio in September of 2010 and maintained my gym... Read more

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