Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dark Clouds and Silver Linings

Lonesome. A family friend (who survived stage 4 lung cancer) used that word in an email to me last week.  I feel as though my emotions and thoughts have been swirling chaotically around inside of me for the past two weeks.  Hearing the words, “You have cancer.” shook me.  As someone who is usually able [...]

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Curveball

So, I am going to rip off the bandaid right away, just like my doctor did Thursday night when he called me with the full results from my biopsies. The bad news: I have cancer. The good news: I have one of the best endocrinologists in the world and will be meeting with a chief [...]

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Read All About It!

I promise I am working hard on my ‘How the Heck do I Keep Grocery Prices down?!’ blog post, but I am too excited about my newest upcoming venture to keep it to myself any longer! This vlog is only about 2% fancier than the last one (I found a free video editor on my [...]

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My First Vlog! AKA: Evidence That I Truly Write Exactly Like I Speak…Nonsensically

Sometimes I paralyze myself.  Not in, like, some magic power sort of way, but more in a ‘Yeah, I’ll do that once everything is perfectly aligned.” sort of way. Guess what? Nothing is every perfectly aligned.  I should know this. I’ve written about this issue before, this ability to stop myself from doing something because [...]

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Sandy Isn’t Over Yet

Tragedy occurs every single day, all over the world.  Horrible atrocities.  Crimes that shock us.  Violence against innocents that makes your stomach turn.  Natural disasters that wipe towns, cities and islands off the map.  Injustices that we never even hear about because they don’t make the news. It’s all unfair.  All of it.  I think [...]

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The Power of Connection

The last time I wrote – just a couple weeks ago – I was waiting for my nuclear iodine scan and uptake results.  A lot has happened since then.  I kept calling my doctor to find out the results and finally, almost a week later, they realized that they had received them the Friday prior, [...]

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