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Halos

Hello everyone, It’s been one week since radio-surgery, and today is a good day. It was terrifying and horrible, but it’s done! The scariest part was definitely the attaching of the frame (which they call a halo). I cried the … Continue reading

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My Standing Heart

Thank you for all the kind words of encouragement from my last post. I am feeling a bit better. Many of you shared thoughts on harnessing fear and I’m starting to see how fear can be productive. It is the … Continue reading

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Sometimes, balloons happen

As you can imagine, the last few weeks have been crazy, and I’ve heard or uttered some of the craziest sentences imaginable. Here are a selected few to give you an idea of what we’ve been dealing with: On the … Continue reading

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How to Survive Brain Surgery

I am happy to report that I was discharged from the hospital on Friday, 8 days after brain surgery. Every day gets better. This morning I decided to make scrambled eggs. I showed Nate how to crack an egg and … Continue reading

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After Cancer

Ever wonder what happens after cancer treatment ends? Nope? Me neither! But, I’m finding out, so you can too. For a little while, I was feeling great. In my last post, I wrote about how great it was to be … Continue reading

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A Few Photos from Mother’s Day

It’s been a busy few days. I’m happy to report that the pain is slowly subsiding and my mobility has greatly increased. I still can’t pick Nate up, but I’m hoping I’ll be able to soon. In the meantime, he’s … Continue reading

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The Art of Slowing Down

In the moments after I wake up, ¬†one of my first thoughts is, “Am I in pain?” Some mornings it’s a bit hard to tell. I slowly turn to one side, testing to see whether I feel a pinch, or … Continue reading

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