• Blog,  Life

    Throwback to that Time When…

    Have you noticed that it seems like every social app these days likes to remind you of where you were at this time¬† ‘XY’ number of years ago? I mean Facebook shows me my updates and I get photo reminders from the app I use to store photos. Friends share their updates and their photos which bring up my history as well.¬† Normally I love those, but this time of year is always a bit of a mixed bag for me. No matter what I was doing 5 or 7 or 10 years ago, I can pretty much nail every detail from where I was 4 years ago. The spring…

  • Faith,  Life,  Reality

    So what’s next?

    That’s the question I keep hearing these days. I finished radiation and chemo in early September and let me tell you, they took it out of me. I felt miserable. Honestly, it wasn’t the chemo that was so bad for me. It was the radiation. (Every doctor kept blaming the other thing – that was somewhat funny.) I ended up in the hospital over Labor Day weekend because of the side effects of radiation. I couldn’t quit vomiting. I hurt. I coudn’t breathe well. I was miserable. My time in the hospital was a definite mix of good and bad. I won’t go over the bad any further than to…