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The Reason My Daughter is Afraid of Milk

We’ve been reading the most amazing series together as a family, “The Incorrigible Children” by Maryrose Wood. If you haven’t picked up these books before, please do! They’re so much fun to read, and very educational! Just last night we discovered you can use milk to write secret messages to each other! Of course today […]

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You don't Know What You've Been Missing

Oh Boy! I didn’t realize what I’d been missing! And my children had no idea because 2 of the 4 had never had it, and the other two were too young to remember the last time they had popcorn. For a few months now Ella had been reacting to something, but we had no idea what. We […]

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Different Sides to the Same Coin

We homeschool our children, we try to unschool them. I say ‘try’ because sometimes I get a little nervous and pushy. But, over all we follow our children’s lead. Sometimes that means workbooks and learning apps, sometimes that means hours on pinterest or reading books. Over the past few days it was so much time […]

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The Journey isn't Over when Cancer's Gone

Originally Posted to Facebook May 2015 I finally had my first post chemo appt. The first appt since surgery. I finally found out the results. There was no cancer to be found. Yay! So now I have to decide what to do next. Typical course of treatment is to take a drug called tamoxifen for […]

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The Journey isn’t Over when Cancer’s Gone

Originally Posted to Facebook May 2015 I finally had my first post chemo appt. The first appt since surgery. I finally found out the results. There was no cancer to be found. Yay! So now I have to decide what to do next. Typical course of treatment is to take a drug called tamoxifen for […]

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2 Weeks Post-Op

Originally Posted to Facebook March 2015 Everyone warned me it’d take 6-8 weeks minimum to heal after surgery. Most warned me that 6 months was more reasonable, before that I shouldn’t expect too much of myself. I told them I had 2 weeks to recover, and that was it. They shook their heads and told […]

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Bilateral Mastectomy

Originally Posted to Facebook March 2015 This post has descriptions of what I went through after surgery. It’s been a few days since surgery. I suppose I could have posted something before surgery, but what would I have said? I could have written words of inspiration, an up beat message about looking forward to healing […]

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Why Did the Oncologist Page Me?

First Posted to Facebook Feb 2014 Last week, February 5th, was the feast of St. Agatha, the patron Saint of breast cancer patients. Last week, I also had some medical imaging done to see how the chemo’s working. This week, I went to get my results. I was also getting my blood work done – […]

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What Roads May Come

Originally Posted to Facebook Jan 2014 We don’t know what our future will hold. We know what we hope our future will hold, but that’s not the same as what will come to pass. I mean seriously, I have the next 8 years of trips being planned as we speak. I know what I want. […]

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