What does it mean to survive cancer? Here’s a thought or two. (Inspired by the Daily Prompt: Survive) … More I Will Survive!
I don’t even know how or why I wrote this post! But somehow I just started writing about how a cancer diagnosis and post-cancer life can be compared to pregnancy and parenting. Go figure! Read and enjoy! Or not! … More Ordinary Times
Here’s something a narcissist doesn’t know: An ordinary life can be truly extraordinary! … More Ordinary Versus the Narcissist
When people first talk to someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, they often ask “What were your symptoms?” which can be received as an intrusive question and one that brings up all kinds of emotions, particularly fear, anger and sadness. … More Between Denial and Paranoia
via Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green! Here’s my husband (looking a little peaked), a couple days after one of his surgeries, standing next to our organic vegetable kitchen scraps garden! There are vegetables we rooted from kitchen scraps in little ramekins, and then later planted outside in our DIY (that J put together … More Green Scraps to Green Garden-Daily Post
Labeling jars, labeling photos, labeling people: labels help us organize and make sense of our world. But they can also be dangerous when applied to people. They can limit options and cause the person (including oneself) to conform to the label. … More Label
It wasn’t much of a snowstorm, but it did give us our one and only snow day of the season. A chance to take a few deep breaths, watch a movie, and listen to the wind howl. Bonus: we got to see a mouse scurry across the laundry room floor. Guess who won’t be doing … More Snow Day
What does normal mean to you? Having cancer means examining your normal while getting used to a new temporary normal and finally, finding a way to live fully in your new post-cancer normal.
… More Waiting Game or Just Living?
The small intestine is not the large intestine is not the colon. But what’s the difference? Read here to find out more! … More The Small Intestine is Not the Colon!