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Unexpected
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

I have been particularly down for quite a while about things at home and work and just my life in general. I think everyone has asked themselves at least once if your life has ever touched anyone in a positive way. Does my life have any meanin... Read more
Wishes
Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

We are taught in childhood that ÒwishesÓ are important. We make a wish and blow out all the candles on our birthday cake; make a wish and blow all the seeds off a dandelio... Read more
February is Heart Month
Sunday, February 06, 2011      1 comments

February is Heart Month. Wear red or buy the "red dress pin" to honor those lost or who live with heart disease. The Women's Heart Foundation reports that 8 million women in the... Read more
Intermittent Alzheimer's
Saturday, November 21, 2009      5 comments

Some of us spend a little more time with our grandchildren than we intended to - helping out our children at the cost of a little bit of our own sanity. I wrote the following in an email to a friend who is watching her twin grandchildren while ... Read more
Can You Hear Me Now?
Saturday, May 23, 2009      7 comments

Is it because we're women that doctors ignore our symptoms? If a man were to tell his doctor that he is cold all the time, hair is thinning, nails are brittle, exhausted in spite ... Read more
Bleacher Parents
Thursday, May 21, 2009      2 comments

While visiting my son and his family, I had the privilege of watching a couple of ballgames involving my grandchildren - my oldest grandson in particular (10 years old). One nig... Read more
Where Do You Draw the Line?
Thursday, March 26, 2009      4 comments

I network through several sites - Facebook, MySpace, myYearbook, and many others. What saddens me the most on any site where one is allowed to post a picture - even You Tube, dati... Read more
My Wish For You
Tuesday, December 23, 2008      2 comments

May peace break into your house and may thieves come to steal your debts. May the pockets of your jeans become a magnet of $100 bills. May love stick to your face like Vas... Read more
Fat Cells
Wednesday, October 22, 2008      3 comments

The morale - you are always learning something somewhere. Nine years ago I went through menopause cold turkey. I had finished chemotherapy for breast cancer, killing my ovaries and throwing me quickly through menopause. Because my breast can... Read more
Yesterday - Today
Friday, October 17, 2008      5 comments

I have been thinking about my grandchildren lately - more in terms of things going on in their life now, versus what was going on in mine. Seems like I should have been dead long ago. I was never in a car seat that I know of. I used to ... Read more
Thanks
Wednesday, September 24, 2008      9 comments

Thanks to everyone for your support, prayers, hugs and encouragement. I am feeling much better. I stopped the antidepressant the doctor gave me to slow down my heart (I have a rapid heart rate). Had the adverse effect. While it may have slow... Read more
A Major Pity Party of One
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      8 comments

It would be hard not to notice, and I have made mention of my being very down past few days. Not sure if it's a particular thing or just the pile up of many things. It's been difficult to focus and to sort things out. It's not like me to be s... Read more
Crystal Balls
Thursday, August 07, 2008      10 comments

This is not a story about gazing into a crystal ball and seeing the future. It is about magic, though, the magic of friendship.......and crystal balls. Several years ago I was a mess. I had completed the ordeal of breast cancer, and was ... Read more
The Ribbon Mosaic
Tuesday, March 11, 2008      17 comments

I was prompted to respond to a survivor page. I was going to do a short reply, but this requires a longer response. So please go potty, grab a cup of coffee, then relax and read. Please feel free to comment - positive or negative. I am... Read more

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