Category Archives: Aging

The Day I Lost My Mojo

It will probably seem stupid that I am posting about the middle of my cancer journey, rather than starting from the beginning. I have honestly been so consumed with the journey itself that writing about it almost seemed like overkill. … Continue reading

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The Tenacious Leaf

I was diagnosed with Cancer at the beginning of December. I thought I just had an “old lady” problem with peeing when I laughed. Instead, I found myself facing a fight with a very aggressive tumor. As I stared out … Continue reading

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Being Freed From Tyranny

I admit the title is somewhat tongue-in-cheek. I am not oppressed. I am not making light of true oppression. What I am doing is explaining how I see the next step in my journey. For one minute, think about how … Continue reading

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Visualizing Minions

Chemo + 2 day has come and gone, and like I expected, it was full of the unexpected. “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition” as Rich and I are so fond of quoting. By and large, it was a gentle reminder … Continue reading

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I Am Still Me

So, the journey I started two days before Thanksgiving has turned a new corner, and I am still ME. I am learning how the word Cancer can change your life. But I am still ME. I had my first chemo … Continue reading

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The Process Has Its Bad Days

As part of this ongoing process of cancer, I actually have to accept that I will have bad days. My bad days are not exactly horrible. It’s more a frustration with my inability to live the way I did just … Continue reading

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Why I Am Glad to Be a 0 Again

I haven’t been a 0 since I was in my early 30’s. I was a 0 before I had my daughter, and I eventually got back to that size after she was born. But that was 30 years ago, and … Continue reading

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