A question of scale

I used to really like miniatures. Miniature anything, I loved the pieces to Monopoly, my tiny tea set, the tiny food craze was pretty cool too. Big things are fun too, I love a big sweatshirt, oversized hammocks and large computer monitors. When my daughters were babies I would put them in some adorable onesiesContinue reading “A question of scale”

Hope and Vision

Take a minute to read about Pandora’s Box on Wikipedia, apparently translations changed a few things from the original intent and meaning, it’s an interesting exercise. The message I took from reading it as a child was that hope can be a negative because it was kept with other things detrimental to humanity. Hope onContinue reading “Hope and Vision”

How are you feeling today?

People ask me how I am feeling all the time since I have been through the treatment portion of breast cancer, it is different from the regular hey, how’s it going question, they are genuinely concerned. It is very nice to have people care and show this level of concern, even with the price itContinue reading “How are you feeling today?”

Happy New You

Yesterday I had a appointment with the breast specialist, the surgeon who performed the mastectomy and removed the cancer, I didn’t have any of the usual dread leading up to it. When we were wrapping up we hugged and she said Merry Christmas and Happy New You, chuckled, looked at me and said Happy NewContinue reading “Happy New You”

Cancer and togetherness

Parenting during cancer is a challenge like no other. A lot of things take a back seat for a lot of reasons but children cannot. There were a few things that fell through the cracks caused by cancer, our daughters always came first. We like to play games. Board games, video games, card games, youContinue reading “Cancer and togetherness”

Recovery, Rehab and PT

Treatment is over, how many days until I am back to normal, the pre-cancer, pre-treatment, pre-runaway train normal? Well, the answer I have gotten from every medical professional is that it is different for everyone. Every person is different, every body is different and every circumstance is different, so it is different for everyone. OneContinue reading “Recovery, Rehab and PT”