Reflections

I’m Not Hungry, But I Could Eat

I used to love going to Uncle Charlie’s house. He and my aunt Mildred lived about 5 hours and three mountain passes away from our trailer (eh hm… I mean, mobile home) in Tumwater. We made the trip a couple times a year to visit, relax and enjoy their way of life for a few days. The trip itself was…

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Reflections

On The Road

There’s nothing quite like being on the road. I don’t mean being on the road like a squirrel who couldn’t make up his mind. I’m talking about a full tank of gas, your favorite tunes on the radio, snacks in the passenger seat (like Slim Jims and Funyuns) and cruise control. Maybe I’m old fashioned but I just love taking…

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Breast Cancer Journey

Ode To The Boobs

I remember when you showed up. Unexpectedly of course. Some warning would have been nice. But no, there you were, all of a sudden. I’m not even sure I was the first to notice you, it might have been the 4th grade boys in my class that first pointed you out… literally… with hand over mouth giggles. To say I…

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Breast Cancer Journey, Fitness, Goals, Organization, Zumba

I’m Optimistic

Day two, post-chemo, and I’m feeling pretty optimistic today. I was initially excited to have my last treatment and had been counting down the days since day 60. Literally marking them off my calendar, calculating how many I had behind me and how many still lie ahead. I’m a very goal oriented person so anytime I can check a box…

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