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’?
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’
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
5, in cancer years, is a pretty big deal. I’d say any amount of time is a really big deal when you have cancer, but for us, we’re at the 5-year mark of the day that forever changed our lives. I’m not exactly sure which day we are supposed to officially observe as the anniversary … Continue reading 5 Years
This is a long one, so grab some eggnog and a blanket! I’m pretty certain that most of you out there have seen these cute little elves, especially if you have children in this day and age. I’m also certain that there are many of you out there who actually have one or more of … Continue reading This House Believes…In Elves