Category Archives: cancer

We did it!

I have surpassed my fundraising goal for preventing cancer. I am so excited… … and I love the donation, and the donor, that put me over the top. The person to take me past my $1,000 goal was my mother. … Continue reading

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Finding Peace with Cancer after 40 days…

My niece and her younger brother have been having a disagreement. Big G says Easter is about chocolate. His sister isn’t so sure. Having taken it upon herself to cultivate a personal relationships with all the magical beings in her … Continue reading

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Nearly done… and I’m finally learning something!

It’s been a busy week. I haven’t been blogging daily as I had been planned. I have been feeling overwhelmed but I am doing much better at learning to enjoy the moments as they arise. It doesn’t have to take … Continue reading

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Going Viral…

Well… I’ve been running all around town today leaving little notecards with the blog address and fundraising info in strategic places. I know that’s not likely to pick up much traffic but I figure the more awareness I can build … Continue reading

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Almsgiving and Spreading the Message…

The traditional elements of Lenten observance are prayer, fasting and almsgiving. My particular Lenten journey is not exactly traditional, but I do believe it still fits this definition. In place of prayer, my observances has been more about introspection. I … Continue reading

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Twelve Little Rocks…

There is a reason we keep souvenirs. We keep little nicknacks or pictures to remind us of happy times. They are tangible reminders of a moment we want to remember… but the happiness in our lives doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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A Gratitude Break…

I’ve been avoiding posting for the last few days. It is partly because I’ve been parenting solo longer than expected and have been too busy. It is partly because I have reached the stage where I want to broach the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Stupidity

This is one of those days where us crazy mom bloggers wonder if it’s worth exposing our stupidity on the internet just to make a point… I guess I’ll make that decision when I have to click the publish button. … Continue reading

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Sugar Bush Epiphany

I had planned to post every day during my Lenten cancer journey but this week I decided to cut myself some slack. I have been parenting solo this week and took all three kids to visit my mom. In light … Continue reading

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Giving Up Cancer for Lent: Finding Peace in Gratitude

At times, the spectre of cancer seems overwhelming… but I do believe there is a way to find peace within it. For too long I have been losing my own battle with cancer… not in the physical sense but in … Continue reading

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