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Looks Can Be Bereaving

I have always asked people to be authentic with me, and throughout my illness I admit I have been a bit dubious when friends have repeatedly told me, “You look good.” Implicit in these compliments is the unspoken “considering…,” but even with that understood qualifier and my doubts of the veracity of the comments, it was encouraging to hear. 1,325 more words

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

It dawned on me the other evening that one aspect missing from my life here versus where we were in New Jersey is physical activity. At our previous site, we both were mowing (okay, it was with a zero-turn mower, but it was still something somewhat physical), I had a walking routine in place on the property, there was snow to shovel in Winter, I had flowerbeds and veggie gardens to create and tend, and so forth. 711 more words

Full-time RVing

Be the Change

Be the Change

What change, big or small, would you like your blog to make in the world?

January 3 Prompt from The Daily Post at WordPress… 818 more words

Full-time RVing

Asleep at the Wheel

“You’re still sick?”

I can imagine that must go through some people’s minds at this point when it comes to my situation. It was all very intense early on as doctors attempted to eradicate my disease with surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy over a three-month period. 1,180 more words

Life, but not as you knew it: Living with dying

Kate Granger is a 33 year-old doctor from Huddersfield who is into cooking, baking and swimming. She’s also terminally ill with sarcoma.  If you’ve never heard of her, you’ll want to go away and Google her (as soon as you finish reading this, of course!). 1,132 more words

Every Little Thing The Reflex Does...

If you’ve never been on chemotherapy (and I hope you haven’t and never will be) you may not realize some of the stranger things it can do to a patient. 1,315 more words

Life - but not as you knew it: No way back!

One of the things that no one tells you when you’re first diagnosed with cancer is that you’ll never be the same (and if they told you, you probably wouldn’t believe them!).   1,022 more words