Category Archives: Humor

The Cancer Half Time Slump

I am halfway through my chemotherapy treatments, and I am discovering what I call the Half Time Slump. The first week, I was nervous and apprehensive. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had heard a lot of horror stories, … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees, Bright Lights and New Beginnings

My Christmas tree is still shining in my living room. This is a first for me. I was always one of those people who put it up Thanksgiving weekend and took it down the weekend after New Year’s Day. The … Continue reading

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Chemo Hints and Tips

After my first chemo session, I discovered a number of challenges I needed to resolve. I learned that no matter how well you prepare, how closely you listen to the nurses, you will encounter unique problems as your body fights … Continue reading

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Channeling the Powerpuff Girls

I love the Powerpuff Girls. They are bright and fun, with just enough snarky adult humor to keep your eyes from glazing over as you watch with the little ones. When I was watching Sophia one day a week, we … 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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Sleep and Meds

I am finding that no matter how determined I am, no matter how successful my meditations, I am at the mercy of this process. I’m not complaining. It wouldn’t do any good! But all the things the nurse told me … 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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