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Time for another post

Eli is pretty amazing. His three weeks of daily radiation began on Monday. He’s really had a great attitude about it. He had a few hard days in August, but once he arranged for regular VR play time while at Primary Children’s for clinic visits, he’s been much happier. 245 more words

Cancer Sucks

The Toughest Part Of My Heart Surgery

A post from a fellow Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor triggered an emotional flashback for me recently.  A young parent themselves, one of their main concerns, is for their young children, and this will be the first time that this friend will be apart from their children for any amount of time.  1,121 more words

Family And Friends

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at the Age of 87

87 year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of complications from pancreatic cancer.

The Supreme Court reported she died at her home in Washington surrounded by her family. 285 more words


Carrots Are A Good Source Of Vitamin C

Carrots are a good source of vitamin C. The vitamin C in carrots is a water-soluble antioxidant. This will help the body to maintain healthy connective tissue. 15 more words

Bali Food Nomad

Sickening Seclusion

We knew we were in for a fight. Hodgkins Lymphoma is curable and treatable, but the treatment is killer. Chemo sucks. It sucks out your energy, and a bit of your soul. 862 more words


2 Months, 96 Tears

Mom and Dad both knew languages of nature—of birds, trees, plants and flowers…of weather, storms, sun and humidity. They listened to the world around them…even more intently after they lost hearing. 1,050 more words


Writing in the time of COVID-19

I see a lot of posts online about what people are doing during the coronavirus pandemic. I wasn’t sure what to write about today, so I decided to share my own story with you. 476 more words