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
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!
Just a normal life topic. Brain cancer doesn’t have to define us!
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
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.