This quick story was featured in my writing class for its inclusion of multiple conflicts and because it made the instructor burst out laughing unexpectantly!
It was right after our refrigerator arrived that I found out. Our kitchen was otherwise complete, but it had been on backorder for quite some time and the old one was like a ninety year-old face on a twenty one year-old hard-body. The timing of the delivery was actually like a divine intervention for the … Continue reading Five Years Ago Today
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
Happy 4-year Cancerversary to me. There is no emoticon for how I feel, the ocean says it best. Thank you, fellow bloggers who have helped me on my journey. 🌺.
Of course I fear cancer returning its ugly head. But I am taking this moment, this breath, and acknowledging my gratitude that I'm not there. I chose to be active in life rather than powerless to cancer.
It's hard to do things that are a waste of time when you are already short on time.
If you exclusively read positive posts, or if you are easily offended or squeamish, please skip this post and we’ll catch up later. Today I needed to vent but I know it’s not right for everyone. Much Love, LahLa God help me, Cancer, if I ever meet you in person, not your cowardly slither into … Continue reading Fuck You, Cancer!
The Battle Against Cancer. Who’s Actually In The Ring?
What would you like to know about life with brain cancer? How can my experience make the world a better place?
As soon as I was home from the hospital I wanted to get back to normal. Obviously I couldn't do everything, my thoughts were fuzzy and things were overwhelming, but I wanted to take charge of something. I hated the powerless feeling of being in the hospital. All of the needles, tubes, machines, medication, trays … Continue reading A Glimpse of Life after Brain Cancer and Surgery- Gratitude for the Present, From a Reflection on the Past.