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Have you ever experienced the power of a verse and a visual? A little over three years ago when I received a shocking breast cancer diagnosis, a friend reminded me of Psalm 91 which is all about God watching over us and protecting us.  281 more words

2015_Day 16: Your girls deserve all the help they can get

To mark my annual mammogram appointment today, I took a picture of my girls. Yep, there they are in the photo above. 366 more words


Saving second base ...

I hate it. I get scared. I want to cry … and often do. I get angry. My voice cracks. It hurts. And I do it anyway. 165 more words

A Piece Of Me

Health, My Doctor and Mammograms

Knock on wood, my blood work has always come back normal. My cholesterol, blood sugar, etc. is always where it’s supposed to be. I also had them check my thyroid this last time and it came back as normal as well.  682 more words

2015: A Wish List

2014 was a pretty stupendous year for me.  In my writing life, I published my first book, had a book signing at MindFair in nearby Oberlin, was a featured author at my local library’s Cascade of Authors, and am now a contributor on four different parenting websites.   833 more words


Next steps uncertain for women with dense breasts

WASHINGTON – More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it’s more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn’t necessarily the solution. 761 more words


WHEN A LUMP IS JUST A LUMP: Losing My S**t at the Doctors Office

I had to make a routine trip to see my doctor today and it reminded me of a not-so-routine-trip 2 years ago.

I had scheduled a mammogram after finding a lump and was very apprehensive about the appointment. 535 more words