Since being diagnosed with brain cancer I've experienced many moments of gratitude. They warm my heart, make me stop and acknowledge the many positives in my life, and help shape my overall attitude. Prior to just now, I've kept them private. I'm choosing to share some publicly now for three reasons: 1) it's the first … Continue reading Moments of Gratitude 1
This pictures best reflects what it feels like to have a normal life with brain cancer without being defined by cancer. The following one represents what most days are like: Thanks Free Photo Library for saying it best! Sometimes words aren’t enough!
Words blurred and I lost consciousness. My eyes opened but that was all. Questions. Answers flooded my mind, but hid from my lips. Modeled to the crowd - injected into the wheeled circus. Bed paraded down the hall, as if it takes that many to push it. Cancer haunted rooms, tests, and lips. Eerie. Silent. … Continue reading Diagnosed
Just a normal life topic. Brain cancer doesn’t have to define us!
I'm so excited to begin 2019 with this blog! Crushed Caramel has nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award! It's a super exciting experience and the timing has been yet another gift and blessing! This award and experience helps me to take a deep breath from some difficult issues in my recent past and shift … Continue reading Crushed Caramel Has Nominated Me for the Mystery Blogger Award!
I've been blogging less for a while now because I'm not really feeling inspirational and because I've been having panic attacks, maybe PTSD. I'm not even sure which came first-slowing my writing or the attacks, but I think they're related because now I realize that writing was bringing my issues forward and probably would've helped … Continue reading Brain Cancer Panic Attacks
My brain is like a sunset Going down and going out She was so strong and beautiful Is that why I’m still around? The glow is warmer as the sky darkens Good memories are sealed A toast, good cheer, and the night goes on For those enjoying the sunset *Photo and poem both by LahLa