Clem and I had a moment the other evening. As he was going through the photos on his cell phone, he managed to stumble upon many that had been taken long before Caelan had cancer, back when we lived a 'normal' life. I can't even begin to describe the emotions I felt as he and … Continue reading Normal…What’s ‘Normal’?
What can I say, I’m inquisitive? Apparently, that’s a fault in this day and age and unfortunately, my quest to alleviate this inquisitiveness, often lands me in places that I don’t usually consider in advance. Especially when I find myself in situations that make me want to toss my cookies. I admit, that when my … Continue reading Fun With Mask Cooties
Happy Easter! I hope you're all enjoying the weekend and that the spring weather has finally sprung wherever you are 🙂 Sometimes I feel like I was having a pity party for one and sometimes I feel like I had no choice but pull back from the world. My life felt like it was a … Continue reading The Day I Realized That We Had Become ‘That Family’
I got Clem to read a book! Can you say VICTORY!! Hooray! I know, I gotta calm down, it’s only a book, but seriously, this is a big deal. Well…for me anyway. He has read many a book before but hasn’t been much of a reader since…think decades. I can’t fault him because all he … Continue reading Book Club Aux Deux
My young Caelan is quite the character. I am thankful that she is easygoing and level-headed like Clem and I’m tickled pink that she’s acquired my sick sense of humor and wit (I admit, sometimes that scares me because she’s so young). With all that’s happened in her life, both of these traits have served … Continue reading Caelan’s Story: Funky Hats, A Bone Marrow Biopsy & A PICC Line