The Day I Caught my Husband Indulging in His Secret Guilty Pleasures

It’s not that I didn’t know. Maybe I was just in denial about the whole thing. Maybe I was unwilling or unable to accept what is. It was late one evening when I emerged from running on the treadmill in the basement. It’d been an unforgiving and arduous winter, full of sunless days and brutally … Continue reading The Day I Caught my Husband Indulging in His Secret Guilty Pleasures

Our Days Leading Up to the Big ‘B’…Biopsy

It's only one of my crusty old steak knives! I don't own a scalpel, so my apologies! Cute bear though, I think I'll call him Hack Job Harry with that outfit! I know, I know, not a favorite topic to read about, but this moment in time changed everything for me. I can only hope … Continue reading Our Days Leading Up to the Big ‘B’…Biopsy

I Never Thought I’d See the Day That My Daughter Would Become a Cancer Statistic

I know that I’ve made promises to write about the different things that I’ve encountered and I haven’t gone back and done that...yet. Today, I'm going make good on my promises, and begin by going back. I'm going to start with my daughter Caelan, followed by my sister, Lea. I've been trying to mix things … Continue reading I Never Thought I’d See the Day That My Daughter Would Become a Cancer Statistic

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

As Clem pointed out last night while we were on our walk, it's an anniversary of sorts for our little family today, and I’d nearly forgotten. After being holed up for so long, the flipping of our calendar has been sorely neglected…where has time gone? A few years ago, our brave, young, little girl named … Continue reading Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

A Letter To My Sister on Mother’s Day

Dear Lea, It's Mother's Day. Crazy, right? It's the first since you left this crazy spinning planet. Believe me, it's been beyond crazy, kind of sad you missed it. It's funny because all I can think about is you today. You, yes, you. I'm also thinking about your boys and I wonder what they're thinking … Continue reading A Letter To My Sister on Mother’s Day