Tag Archives: Writing

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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A New Four Letter Word

We are starting to learn more about next steps in treatment. We knew that radiation therapy would likely be next, but we weren’t sure what it would entail. We got some details on Friday and had to make some tough … 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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This Blog is a Love Letter

In the past, I’ve worried about the publicness of writing about illness. This concern with publicness is a common theme in a lot of blogs written by moms of young children. Will my child grow up and be embarrassed by … Continue reading

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