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Archive for January, 2010

I haven’t been silly in public in a while . . . my thanks to the folks at FAILblog for this.

The Tunnel Has An End

A bit of an update. I love my oncologist. If anyone wants a recommendation for an oncologist in the South Seattle area, contact me. I’ll gladly give you hisĀ  information. He is just plain NICE, with a warm ‘bedside manner’ and truly listens. If I have chemo and Tamoxifen, my chance of having a recurrence […]

Just When You Start to Hope . . .

I got some big news on Friday afternoon and decided to share it with the world (or at least the 20 of you who read this blog and all future google searchers . . .) so forgive me if I repeat information you already know. Also, I may give you more detail than you really […]

PhotoHunt: Bulky

I almost didn’t think of anything for this week . . . from Golden Gate Park, in San Francisco, CA. June 2007. PhotoHunt

Things That Get Up My Nose

That is: things that really irritate me. #1 Guilt, in all of its forms. From the subtleties of obligations and expectations to full blown guilt trips. #2 Rudeness. #3 Complacency. One day I may address points #2 and #3, but today I’ll just share the text of two letters I am sending to, of all […]

I’m still trying not to type too much . . . but life requires it, so I’ll just be brief-ish. J’s mom went into the hospital last week, I believe on NY’s Eve. They thought it was pneumonia, but antibiotics didn’t seem to work, and then she started to have physical issues, including not being […]

PhotoHunt: Lick

This week’s picture is this: And there is a little story behind it. You see . . . Our dog, Sasha (2 yr old, pure Lab) *loves* to lick our faces. She is known to climb up on top of my sweetie while he’s watching TV or reading (or sleeping!) and lick his face and […]

ok . . . ok . . . I get it

I swear, I do listen to y’all. More important, I act on your advice. It seems like everyone ‘yelled’ at me yesterday, both here and via email. I was taking action even then: I met with my therapist: I am not crazy, I am in pain, I need to get on top of the pain […]

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