• Taking Back Control

    On May 30 I had my last infusion of Cytoxan…forever (I hope). The relief that comes with this is phenomenal and I am so glad to finally be done with that stage of my life. Except on June 5th my neurologist scheduled me for an MRI of certain parts of my brain to search for… [Continue Reading]

    Taking Back Control
  • Social Media Makes Me a Bad Mother

    Oh My Gosh, I can’t breathe! I think. They’re too close. It’s too early. It’s seven thirty in the morning. I’ve been up for thirty minutes, my husband has left for work, and as I try to sit on the couch so I can wake up my children climb on me. Literally climb on me. Like I’m a… [Continue Reading]

    Social Media Makes Me a Bad Mother
  • You Probably Got This From Me- A Parent’s Guilt

    “I wonder where you got all of these things,” she would say. I was tired. I was sick. I didn’t care where or who the hell this disease came from. I have it. I must live with it. It is my heavy cross to bare all on my own. “You probably got it from your dad.… [Continue Reading]

    You Probably Got This From Me- A Parent’s Guilt
  • Wordless Wednesday- What Does This Picture Make You Feel?

    Wordless Wednesday- What Does This Picture Make You Feel?  

    Wordless Wednesday- What Does This Picture Make You Feel?
  • Shake your Gluteus Maximus- Naming our Body Parts

    “Bend over,” she said. Without hesitation I pull down the side of my pants and bend over. I’ve been through this before. I try to relax because tensing up only makes it worse. I take deep breaths. One. She grabs my love handle. Two, I breathe out as she finds the perfect bit of fat. Three! I squeeze… [Continue Reading]

    Shake your Gluteus Maximus- Naming our Body Parts