Jerri!

I totally forgot (#chemobrain) to introduce you to Jerri!  Jutta and Gerry came to Chemo #15 with me so I that is how I named this wig. Meet Jerri! Jerri tells fortunes! That’s when I got her way back in 2011 for $15. She has been through many belly-dancing events with me. Jerri bellydances. Jerri […]

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A New Book for University

This young man has had to put his life on hold for me more than once, but these last nine months have been especially trying. My cancer diagnosis has eclipsed the family’s stability. Matt has seen me at my best and my worst. He has sat with friends, wringing his hands, wondering if I would […]

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15 Totally Random Things About Me

I picked this idea up off another blog, and thought it would be a good entry for today.  I was writing another swan dive slash tear jerker of a post and decided I needed to lighten up.  So here it is … Fifteen Totally Random Things that people don’t know about me.  I’d really love […]

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The Number 22

The Number 22 has always figured prominently in my life. It’s been there as a blessing … a guide … a warning … a safety number.  Matthew, my only child, was born on February 2nd … 2/2! When I got Carly, our chocolate lab puppy, she came from a puppy mill. They told me her […]

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My Bite is Worse Than My Bark

Several weeks ago I asked my Oncologist Dr. F to cut my steroid dosage in half.  Before receiving chemo, I am pumped up with Pepcid (to inhibit histamine responses in my gut), Benedryl (to prevent allergic reactions) and Dexametheson (a steroid to crush my immune system). The steroids were giving me a bad case of […]

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