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Missing my cousin.....
Monday, September 07, 2009      12 comments

This morning I received a phone call that you dread.....it was not unexpected, but it was also not welcome....you see, my cousin Debbie had gone a few years without her yearly mammograms, but when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, she finally ... Read more
Revival of the Nordic Track!!!
Sunday, August 09, 2009      2 comments

For the past couple of days I have been wracking my brain to come up with a new exercise routine that would help me burn calories but not cause too much pain. As a result of chemotherapy (and probably years of high impact sports , let's not b... Read more
Saturday, June 20, 2009      6 comments

OK, when I started on Spark, I decided that I would only post my weight as it decreased....so there would be days and days where I would not change it. But on those days when the scale was my friend, I jumped at the opportunity to post the lowe... Read more
Cherry Blossom Festival in DC
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      5 comments

Just arrived back from a week in Washington DC, my son and 179 other High School students marched in the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade last Saturday, and did a great job! They also played at the Navy Memorial afterwards, during the Blessing of... Read more
Home from the hospital!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      4 comments

Well, only had to stay overnight, but didn't get discharged until 5:30 pm, I think that they forgot about me! I had to go to a different hospital than "usual" as that's where the specialist worked out of, and I was more than willing to go where... Read more
Surgery on Monday!
Saturday, February 14, 2009      5 comments

Since my breast cancer was ER/PR negative, I figured that I would be able to skip on the complete hysterectomy procedure, but signs and symptoms finally lead me to the ER, which lead me to a new gynecologist (the previous one told me that my bod... Read more
What I'm doing on my summer vacation.....
Saturday, January 24, 2009      4 comments

Well, we didn't think that we could afford it, and if it hadn't been for a 1/2 price sale, it would not have been possible......but it is official, we are going to Alaska on a cruise! After getting a discount for "cruising" before, we were abl... Read more
Christmas priorities......
Sunday, December 28, 2008      1 comments

It's Christmas time, and could I really be this selfish? I have totally "fallen off the wagon" and I can't even remember what started it.....but the weight has gone up, and until today, I have not done anything to stop it, not anything for long... Read more
Time off with family
Thursday, November 27, 2008      0 comments

What a great holiday! I took yesterday off from work and since the kids were also off from school, we headed up to Tampa, to visit Busch Gardens for the day. Although it was a bit chilly, it was not very crowded, and we had a great time! Hubb... Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      4 comments

Well, it is that time of year, to reflect and be thankful for the things we have lived to tell about! I am thankful to be a 1 year survivor of breast cancer.....can't believe that it's been a year already! In some way it seems like last week, ... Read more