If these were your last words to your loved one, what would they be or what would you say. The risk is worth it. Say I love you even when it feels risky and complicated.
What a Difference a Year Makes
Where to begin. In the last blog I posted before this October, I was in the process of helping my husband renovate the main floor of our home. We did get the house pretty much pulled together. The patience was well worth the outcome and carried me into fall. I enjoy fall, but it has … Continue reading What a Difference a Year Makes
I’d love to tell you that this was the last of any drama or pain in our story. Ironically, I thought if I get through the worst of this, then nothing else could harm or distress me. Life happens.
When Time Stops
May 2020 I can remember a few times when time seemed to stop. Twice when I was on bed rest trying to stop preterm labor. Once when my dad was critically ill. Another was fall of 2014 when my daughter was away at Bootcamp (ok, that time was terribly long) I tried to mark the … Continue reading When Time Stops
This Season of Spring
To everything, there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time … Continue reading This Season of Spring
Where We Find Ourselves Today
It is hard to believe that I am still here. And doing well. It can be mind-blowing. I would never have guessed that life after receiving a diagnosis of HER 2+, stage IV cancer with mets in my liver could become routine.
Circles of Impact
Ripples are made when a rock is tossed into a lake and breaks the surface of calm waters. The ripples surround the impact area in rings and gradually decrease in definition as they move out further from the initial area of impact.
When You Love Someone
"May," he says. My friend, we didn't want to burst your bubble, but time did not appear to be on your side. But we will follow your lead. Let's get you re-vowed!
Bill- That’s Just What You Do.
This is the fourth story of hidden gems discovered in everyday. In Minnesota, we have had a rough February of very wintery weather. We have had frigid sub-zero days sandwiched between very blustery and snowy days. It’s February. In Minnesota. 16 years ago we made the crazy decision to move in February. Although we weren’t … Continue reading Bill- That’s Just What You Do.
Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve
This is the first post on some of the hidden gems I have discovered amongst the everyday. Over the last several years I have had numerous medical appointments. I have worked with many different healthcare providers on a lot of different levels. I learned early on that these appointments are a lot more enjoyable when I … Continue reading Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve