Making the most of the summer

The first moment in life it dawned on me that I might not be invisible happened this summer. I have, by most standards, a pretty charmed life. I was in the best shape of my life. Cancer wasn’t a possibility. Until it was. I have to be honest that the last 4 years have been…

Not the call I was hoping to get

Neuroendocrine carcinoma. Don’t google it. That’s the call I got on the way to meet the teacher night. After leaving day 2 of MRI’s. That call turned my worst case thoughts to a distant memory– I’d trade the neuroendocrine cancer diagnosis for a stage 3 cervical cancer.  I’d researched enough over the summer to know…

You’ve got this….

“You’ve got this” I’ve heard this.  A lot. It’s a weird thing to hear.  I try to wrap my head around what it means.  Cancer. I’ve got Cancer.  But everyone is confident that I’ve got this. I can beat it. I’m strong. Well, ya.  I’m strong. I am my mother’s daughter.  But is having cancer in hand…

So, I blog now?

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I used to put annoying updates on social media. I wouldn’t have believed this BUT Facebook memories have taken me back over a decade and reminded me I once thought people cared that I was tired, had a long day, or was…