Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Patsy’s Pacers

This is a good example of how things happen when they are supposed to…without any of our efforts.  When I got to the 24 hour Booty event on Saturday the event was beginning to be packed.  With 1200 cyclists, many volunteers, and those that came to cheer on the participants, you can imagine the crowd …

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Today only is your day to do this…

In 2007, I noticed a post that  Kelly K. (pictured above) wrote on the first cancer survivor forum I ever  joined.  I had only been diagnosed for one year at that time.  She had had surgery for what was thought to be a cyst.  She had been put off for 6 weeks by her doctor …

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Shh….sharing good news…

Monday was my 3 month scan day and Tuesday I was back in the chemo room for # 65 treatment and a doctor’s appointment.   I’m so thankful to report that my scan showed No Evidence of Disease.  I never take this for granted and realize how incredibly lucky I am.  In fact, my doctor (who …

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Guest Post

I am so thrilled to introduce my first guest post.  The author of the post is my wonderful daughter, Lauren.  I could write a book about her, but I think reading her post will give you an idea of what a special person she is…Thank you, Lauren… When my mother was first diagnosed, I viewed …

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Home again, Home again, Jiggidy Jig

My July trips have been wonderful and yielded memories I shall never forget.  My week at the beach was so relaxing.  It was especially nice to be there with my hubby, who deserved a vacation so much.  I also loved spending time with my sister and brother-in-law and dog rescue buddy and friend, Roberta.  My …

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Cancer Trumps All

First, I would like to thank you for your comments.  My dream was that this blog would become a place for us all to write about our emotions and it looks like we’re off to a good start! I want to let you know that I really enjoyed the Double O retreat. I would highly …

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Investing. Positivity. Oh, and travel.

KEllis Island Vintage

Thrifting and Sifting to Find the Best Vintage Outfits

Fifty Shades of Snail

K-beauty, skincare, Asian cosmetics, and possibly some hamster butts.

Susan Sink

life on these 80 acres


understanding medical research

Ovar Reaction

Learning to live with ovarian cancer

Julie Yip-Williams

My cancer fighting journey

We Are Travel Girls

A Community Created To Inspire, Connect, Educate & Empower Female Travellers


Two people travelling one world


Flying By the Seat of My Points

Grieve Well

Evidence-Based Bereavement Grief Coping Strategies. Scientific research has identified many behaviors and attitudes that can potentially help reduce the severity and duration of grieving symptoms.

Two Sleevers

High Protein, Low Carb Recipes for Better Health

The Musings of a Cancer Research Advocate

It's All About the Evidence...


EVEN if...


living with cancer

Emma's fight against MDS

My battle against the blood cancer MDS


A Keto Lover in a Carb Driven World