Come Eat With Me Every Tuesday: Part Two in the Series

If you are truly eating with me then you are increasing your intake of vegetables, vegetable juice, or fruit daily.  On an average I eat 6 servings of vegetables and fruit daily.  Specifically 4 servings of vegetable and 2 servings of fruit.  I will break down the vegetables; I eat at least 1 cruciferous vegetable,…… Continue reading Come Eat With Me Every Tuesday: Part Two in the Series

Lobby Day: Democracy In Action

To say that my past week was busy would be an understatement.  I ventured to a new experience this past week which was full of enrichment, discovery, and democracy.  My new venture took me to Lobby Day at the Indiana State House on Tuesday.  It was my first Lobby Day and boy was it AWESOME! …… Continue reading Lobby Day: Democracy In Action

The Silence Fillers

There are phrases that hit to the very core of my existence. I heard one of those phrases today uttered to another survivor. “God doesn’t give us more than we can handle.” Excuse me while I go and vomit. This phrase has no value other than to fill the awkward silence. The silence when someone…… Continue reading The Silence Fillers

Come Eat With Me Series: Part One

I just got back from an Indianapolis American Cancer Society Guild Meeting for the Discovery Ball.  How fitting is that?  Those women are and will continue to be “my people” they freaking just get it, they get me, and most importantly; they understand cancer.  On that committee most of those women have either been touched…… Continue reading Come Eat With Me Series: Part One

Live in the Details

There is no better place to be. I don’t live for the big events anymore. I live in the details. When I went to the grocery store this morning it was raining, just a normal January drizzle. I danced in the rain, skipped is more like it, jumped in a puddle, and looked up while…… Continue reading Live in the Details

Stupidity or Brilliance

It was below zero this past weekend in Indiana. You know what I did? Took my two daughters sledding. Stupidity, maybe; Brilliance, I think so. We could have stayed holed up in our house or I could teach them how to dress in layers and hand them toe warmers along with hand warmers to go…… Continue reading Stupidity or Brilliance