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The Show Must Go On!!!!

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

We are approaching the two year mark to the day that Travis was diagnosed.  I still remember that day.  He was sitting up in a hospital bed.  I walked in the room and there were some doctors in there with him.  Then they explained to me that Travis had a brain tumor.  There was no [...]

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Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Wishing everyone a Happy Halloween!  I am writing today to show you that even though the diagnosis is life changing, life does go on.  I do my best to keep “business as usual” around here.  Being diagnosed does not mean your life is over, it just means that it is going to be a little [...]

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Indiana and the California (Rancho Bernardo) wild fires

October 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

In the last week I have been in Indiana, San Diego and Los Angeles.  The three of us went for a visit to Indiana.  The trip was such a gift.  Seeing my husband hug his grandpa after not seeing him for years made my eyes water.  The entire trip was great.  We visited my husband’s [...]

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Don’t cry over spilled milk…or hacked websites!

September 19th, 2007 · 2 Comments

As if my life is not hectic enough.  For those who know me know that I am pretty emotional.  I think about car accidents hours after I witness them.  I make up fake stories in my head about the lives of the people involved.  I know I am crazy but my mind never stops and [...]

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National Brain Tumor Foundation presentation-recap

September 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I went to the National Brain Tumor Foundation presentation that I mentioned in an earlier post.  I was really looking forward to going.  Then while I was driving there I started getting emotional.  As much as I thought I have accepted this new life sometimes it feels like it has to be a bad dream.  [...]

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“Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

September 2nd, 2007 · 17 Comments

“Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” (The Serenity Prayer is the common name for an originally untitled prayer written by the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr in the 1930s or early 1940s.) One day I went [...]

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“Cancer has been my guru…”

August 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I saw a commercial for a documentary called Crazy Sexy Cancer. I have not seen the show on tv yet but I found a place online where you can watch part of it. The girl in the documentary said something that I could really relate to. “…cancer has been my guru…it’s my teacher and it [...]

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