The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

Preparation…

I have been on blog hiatus for a bit. Not because life doesn't continue to march on, but because I'm in the midst of a writing course and I have set aside time to focus on it. I am loving working through it so far. It's a self-paced, video and study-driven course. It's a christian …

Wonderful weekend…

I had the most amazing weekend. My friend, Jennifer, dropped in for a visit from Denver. It was the most "normal" I've felt since probably before my diagnosis. I met Jennifer at work probably six years ago when she became an executive assistant for one of our C-Suite executives. She was the youngin' of our …

One Word – 2019

This past Sunday was Epiphany -- the first Sunday of the New Year. The start of a new year. It's funny -- I bet so many people think I would wish away 2018 - cancer and all - but I don't. So many wonderful blessings and experiences came from 2018, really, the cancer was just …

Christmas 2018…

We had such a nice Christmas this year. Not that every year isn't nice, but this one was especially so. We are settled in our new house, making it our first Christmas here, AND Frank's brother, my sister, and our son came to spend the holiday with us. I love when my house is full …