Time on My Hands

April 6, 2017

Tweet     It has been 10 days since I had my lumpectomy and all is going well. I have to be super vigilant because of my MRSA so I will not be out of the woods on that front for another 4 days. If I do not have an infection it will be the […]

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Treating All Of Me- my breast cancer and more

March 30, 2017

Tweet                                                                                                          I want […]

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Breast Cancer Statistics

March 22, 2017

Tweet   It has been almost 4 weeks since I first knew I may have breast cancer. Weeks filled with blood tests, doctor visits and of course, major concerns. CANCER—that word is so insidious.  Even the day I was told it was definitely cancer is kind of a blur already. So much to think about […]

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The Dreaded Diagnosis—Breast Cancer

March 14, 2017

Tweet    On March 2nd of 2017 I was diagnosed with invasive, moderately differentiated ductal carcinoma. Breast cancer—me! This is a sorority I never wanted to become a part of and certainly would have chosen to avoid. But when it comes to cancer of any kind, it is not always up to us. We can […]

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Losing A Child

February 24, 2016

Tweet Recently I thought I had a pain in my heart when I had to say goodbye to Joshie 3 and Sarah 7 months. I have seen them almost daily since both their births. I just hated the idea of not seeing more of their firsts. I felt like I needed to grieve.  But, I […]

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The Adventures of Miss Mouse

March 20, 2014

Tweet   The terrible twos did not get their name for nothing. Believe me, even after taking care of many children and raising my daughter from the age of 22 months on, I am discovering just why it has earned that reputation. Today’s blog is simply little tales of the adventures of Miss Mouse (my […]

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Just Exactly What Did You Mean?

February 27, 2014

Tweet  The power of the word on social media can reach people in way you had not meant them too so here is a word of    warning. “Humor does not always transcend the printed word.” It is really important to say what you mean and mean what you say. I just learned a very […]

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Learning To Be 4!

January 30, 2014

Tweet    “My 4 year old knows more than yours!  He will probably be a rocket scientist; he already knows the Periodic table by heart. What’s that you ask, can he climb the monkey bars? Why no, he doesn’t have time to waste at playgrounds he needs to be prepared for Kindergarten. “ Sound absurd? […]

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Don’t Rush Me!

January 23, 2014

Tweet   Miss McKenna is 2 years old. I see her as this amazing little creature that is absorbing information at such a rate I can barely keep up with her. But is she precocious or is she “just” a normal 2 year old and why does it matter?  If she understood how competitive her […]

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Resolution Smesolution!

January 1, 2014

Tweet Goodbye 2013 Once again another year ends and as a new one begins, we are reflective of what was and what will be. Sound profound? Actually it truly is. So many times in the past I have made resolutions only to break them not long into the New Year. I stopped making them last […]

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