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One Year Post-Op

Thursday marked my one year anniversary of my acoustic neuroma brain tumor removal.  I have found myself thinking a lot about that experience this past week and what I was going through this time a year ago.  1,057 more words

Mommy-Daughter Cancer Checkup Vacation

When I was a kid, my mom and I would go on long walks with friends every Saturday in the Sierra Nevadas near Yosemite and often go camping. 1,108 more words


I Need To Get This Off My Chest

On October 12, 2010, I rang the bell at MD Anderson at the conclusion of my medical treatment for breast cancer. It’s hard to conceive that this event is five years behind me. 1,002 more words

Breast Cancer


Listen! The wind is rising,

and the air is wild with leaves,

we have had our summer evenings,

now it’s time for October eves!

–Humburt Wolfe… 839 more words

A different journey

One I hadn’t planned on or could ever imagine.

Two years ago today (the date was actually Sep. 3) I took my husband to see the doctor. 499 more words


MD Anderson Cancer Center 8-30-15

Lauren Kelly from MIX 96-5 sits down with Dr. Saira George of the MD Anderson Cancer Center to discuss the most common types of skin cancer, and how important sunscreen is to prevention. 29 more words

Cbs Houston

Two-A-Days && Rainy Days

You OK?
I can’t tell you how many times my dad and I have asked my mom this daily since 4 weeks ago. My last post I left you with my mom and her crackling voice trying to tell me she went to the ER the night before and how they found a mass in her abdomen. 1,365 more words