To The Man Who Pinches His Nickels Hard Enough to Make the Beaver On Them S#@t

Ah, it’s Father’s Day. How could I forget Father’s Day? Pffft. Who forgets Father’s Day? Not this gal! Of course, it's my duty as a daughter to mention the man who is partially responsible for bringing me into the world today. Such an unfortunate thing, as I’m certain all of you are thinking. Well, you … Continue reading To The Man Who Pinches His Nickels Hard Enough to Make the Beaver On Them S#@t

Finally Confirmed: Caelan, Age 6, Cancer

As I continually repeat my thoughts on hindsight, I think of myself as quite the idiot. I should’ve listened to my gut or ‘sixth’ sense and acknowledged what it was telling me outright. It's not as if the clues and hints I’d picked up along the way told me otherwise. My kid had a biopsy, … Continue reading Finally Confirmed: Caelan, Age 6, Cancer

“I’ll Take, Something You Don’t Want to See Lit Up Like a Christmas Tree for $1,000, Alex.”

"A type of medical imaging that uses radioactive tracers and can be used to detect and stage cancers." "What is a PET Scan?" "That is correct!" I'm not as fluent in writing Jeopardy! questions, especially in regards to medicine, but I took a swing anyway! These were the years I could only hope and wish … Continue reading “I’ll Take, Something You Don’t Want to See Lit Up Like a Christmas Tree for $1,000, Alex.”

A 6 Year Old Child, A Biopsy & the Trauma of Medical Tape…Yes, Tape

Time, a feral beast. Sometimes it flies too fast and sometimes it moves undetected at a sluggishly, sloth like pace. Can’t have it both ways but there are times that I wish I could control it. Would that be curse? Perhaps. I'll never know the implications of taming one so wild. What I do know, … Continue reading A 6 Year Old Child, A Biopsy & the Trauma of Medical Tape…Yes, Tape