The hunt

Mar 23

This morning I woke to the normal hustle and bustle of my girls.  Brad went to a March Madness event last night, and thus I got up with Thing 1 and Thing 2 this morning, a rare happening on the weekend.  (My hubs, aka SuperDad, always lets me sleep in on Saturdays and Sundays while he does the early shift solo.  I know, I count my blessings every day that he....

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Free

Mar 22

Today I rallied back from the flu to resume normal operations.  I had a follow-up appointment with Dr. Awesome today.  It was remarkable to look at the same (but different) advertisements for wigs and mastectomy products in her waiting room.  Unlike last year, it was not hard to put on the gown; I’ve donned lots of those in the past year.  The receptionist,...

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Tile on the cheek

Mar 21

I got hit with the flu this week, and I’m finally starting to feel better. As I was laying on the bathroom floor last night, with my cheek pressed to the cool tile, I remembered the last time I was laying on my bathroom floor. It was nearly exactly two years ago.  I was (very) pregnant with Greta, and I had been seeing a podiatrist to get rid of the...

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One year

Mar 19

  ‘Twas on this day last year that I walked into my OB/GYN to get a lump in my breast checked, and, six hours later, found out I had hairy-scary-bad breast cancer.  I started chemo eleven days later; things happened fast this time last year. Today I celebrate my 197th day of NED.  Oh.  My.  Word.  It is so sweet to be cancer-free. Tonight I find myself at a...

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A gift of love

Mar 13

Two people surprised me with some love this week. I know.  Why am I still surprised?  But I am. The first came from a Stranger Friend.  As in, I have never met this person, ever.  We are not Facebook friends or acquaintances or friend-of-a-friends.  From across the country, this Stranger Friend clicked her way to the “help” button and gave money...

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