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Surviving Cancer

January 22, 2010

It’s complicated…

One of the OB/GYN’s who helped with the c-section when I delivered Zoe was a breast cancer survivor. Her name was Beth. After Zoe was born, she met up with me once while I was running between the NICU and my hospital bed to share her story of survival with me and to tell me […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

October 25, 2009

When the shit hits the fan…

So the Chinese say: Anger is always more harmful than the insult that caused it. If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. Hmmm. The best quote that I found about anger though, was this one: Anger helps straighten out a problem like a fan helps […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

April 17, 2009

Happy Birthday Teeny Beany!

It is hard to believe that it has been three years. Three. Years. I am so blessed. Please click on the video screen arrow to watch the tribute. Make an on-line slideshow at

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

December 27, 2008

December 27

There are so many things that I want to write about tonight…The end of my semester…Christmas with my family…the list is long and the photos are waiting to be uploaded. Tonight though, I am offering up instead a short reflection on my life and the journey that I have been on. There will be time […]

Surviving Cancer,The Loony Bin

August 24, 2008

And so it begins…

Summer vacation has officially come to an end. Today I bought the supplies for Andrew’s back-to-school Schultuete (something that has become a tradition around here) and pulled out all of the school supplies. Andrew invited his two best friends over to watch Uncle Buck and eat pizza. We surprised him with a new bike and […]