Seen and known

Feb 21

Seen and known

Greta is going through a maturity spurt these days. She is having lots of thoughts and feelings and she is generally quick to share them even if she doesn’t have the right right words. Yesterday afternoon I got very woozy right when she came in off the bus, so I had to take a nap. (A disappointing moment for both of us.) I set her up with an art project, a...

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Surpassing the goal

Jan 30

Surpassing the goal

Thank you for all the support for our family’s oncology cookie donation and Girl Scout cookie sales.  Greta’s goal got blown away, and we are all WOWed by the love.  Thanks so much.  Our delivery and donation will take place at the end of February or sometime in March.  Pray for us as we embark on The Thank You Note Project of 2019.  We’ve got...

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Under pressure

Jan 28

I have always been good  on the fly.  Or at the very least I had this skill well-honed by the time I was in junior high and high school because I did all of my summer reading assignments in between my birthday (August 15) and the first day of school. Productivity increases for me as the deadline approaches. In college, almost all of my papers were written in the...

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Key to contentment

Jan 07

Today was chemo day.  My first of the new year, back in my “regular” office that is ten minutes from my home, and I had a good talk with Dr. Wonderful to kick it off.  He is onboard with me flexing to three-and-a-half weeks instead of three weeks when I want to; the benefit is that I gain three to four “good days” at the end of each cycle...

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Kicking off a new year

Jan 03

Kicking off a new year

Happy 2019! Today should have been chemo day for me; the girls went back to school, Brad worked his second day in the new year, and it is three weeks since the infusion of my last chemo treatment.  However, December was rough: with my sickness layered on top of chemo that I had in early December, I had zero “good” days in my previous chemo cycle....

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