Category Archives: caregiver of cancer

One Lovely Blog

One Lovely Blog. Special thank you to Lindsay Niemann for nominating me for this award… I feel honored.

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To Family!

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No presents, just family getting together for food, love, games, gratitude and laughter. I spent two days on the west side of town, with my family for Thanksgiving. As we sat down for dinner, I … Continue reading

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The Passage of Time

We tend to mark time by the significant events in our lives. These moments change our view of time as well as our view of life. What life was like before the event and what is life like after the … Continue reading

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Beach Bathing

I read this post on Facebook the other day: Forest bathing “The Japanese term Shinrin-yoku may literally mean “forest bathing,” but it doesn’t involve soaking in a tub among the trees. Rather it refers to spending time in the woods … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Gone

I’ve had a bit of a setback in my progress since my last post. My dear father passed away on May 23, 2013. Since then, I have been pretty “inward” again. I’m not getting out and I’m spending more days … Continue reading

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The Winter Solstice

It was one year ago, Dec. 21, 2011, which Ray and I sat in Dr. Gadgeel’s office, holding hands and hearing the words, “You have stage 4 lung cancer.”  After the shock wore off, I thought it was rather auspicious, … Continue reading

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A Rose

Yesterday was the perfect Michigan “Indian Summer” day.  The leaves are changing color, crunching on the ground as I walked through them. The sun was glistening off the river, and the highs were in the 70’s!  It was glorious! After … Continue reading

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