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Coping

How do you cope with something like this? Cancer. Stage 3c colon cancer. Twenty-eight percent chance I will be alive in five years. Fifty percent chance the cancer will return even with treatment. How do you cope when your oncologist tries to be proactive with testing and then the mammogram […]

Tuesday

As the sedation wore off I immediately sensed a change. Before the procedure began I was just another patient. Nobody spoke to me. I really wasn’t there. I heard all about their lives. Mundane chit chat. But after the procedure all eyes were on me. Solemn eyes peering over masked […]

Goals – HAZZAH!

Every year I fall into a trap. It happens every August and sometimes throughout the year as well. The comparison trap. Instagram. Does it every time. Mommas post pics of school days starting and shiny new curriculums or whatever and I start believing that I’m not doing it right. It’s […]

Overwhelmed.

All year long I’ve struggled with feeling overwhelmed. Big time. Like the I-can’t-even-breathe kind of overwhelm. And before you tell me “that that’s understandable … You have a lot on your plate,” remember this is not my first rodeo. My kids are old. Everybody is potty trained. They can all buckle themselves […]

Spring update

This space is in dire need of updating. So, here goes….. KIDS We are still homeschooling (and loving it). Kadence (13) wrote a book (buy here) under the pen name Anastasia Thickett. It still amazes me. She amazes me. She devours and then re-devours huge tombs of books like Gone […]