The Unveiling

Since February it’s been like a religion to cover up my head with something.  I embraced scarves early on and it was about the only thing you would have caught me in, sprinkled in with a few hand made hats.  Once my hair started to grow a little I embraced the wig that I swore…… Continue reading The Unveiling

Bucket Lists

This weekend had all of the feels that a long weekend should have.  We checked off taking the girls to an amusement park for the first time this weekend!  It was on our bucket list of things to do and we were always waiting on them to get just a smidge taller.  With gifted tickets,…… Continue reading Bucket Lists

The Diet

You know how you are super excited to start a new diet and you just want all the details in it?!  I was so excited to learn more about the new diet with the clinical study and that day finally arrived!!!!  Yes!  Finally!  Let’s do some back flips, this is going to be easy breezy! …… Continue reading The Diet

The Minute Clinic Experience

So it happened, nearly 3 months post chemo, I got my first cold/strep throat.  I had a slight panic of, do I call my oncologist, monitor for a fever every hour, and hydrate like it’s my only job.  Honestly, I kind of wish I had to call my oncologist.  My oncologist office would have instructed…… Continue reading The Minute Clinic Experience

There Doesn’t Have to be a Reason… Stop

This past week one phrase has come up a lot in my conversations, “everything happens for a reason.”  Insert hard eye roll here.  Stop it, nope, nada, hell no, swish that wine around in your mouth and chug it.  I used to say this a lot prior to cancer.  Now I wouldn’t say it if…… Continue reading There Doesn’t Have to be a Reason… Stop

Down to the Mayo

Zooming through traffic, listening to my favorite on repeat tunes that gear me up for any oncologist appointment, sunroof open, shades on for a glorious morning, jamming.  I was pretty calm when I arrived in the parking garage.  I repeated, “let’s do this” to myself a couple hundred times as I hauled myself into the…… Continue reading Down to the Mayo

The Seasons

We are embarking on a new school year and soccer season.  My Tuesday and Thursday nights are occupied with practices and my Saturdays and some Sundays will be occupied with soccer games.  I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I still have the moments where I am standing still capturing the feelings and images of…… Continue reading The Seasons