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Archive: 02 2012
both sides
Feb
28

How to get through Stress

As I lay helplessly in bed after a massive surgery for my bilateral cancer excisions with mastectomies, reconstruction and bilateral axillary node sampling, I was asked if I wanted the help of a really amazing therapist and minister. I said yes to everything at that point since I was too much out of my depth.… Read More

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sandy_webb
Feb
28

Living Alone

Often people ask me if I am OK living alone.  This surprises me, as I really don't think about it much until I am asked the question.  I have always been one that enjoyed my alone time.  In the past I would look forward to TJ going away on a hunting trip without me.  Sure, I missed him as I was used to him… Read More

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riding shotgun
Feb
28

Our latest update to Katie's Karma Corps

February is almost behind us and Gabriel is beginning to actively seek out the lair of the Easter Bunny.  At Fortino’s  yesterday he spied a chocolate Spider Man just slightly larger than his head.  He’s pretty much convinced that the bunny will bring that hopping to our house. What we’re hoping for,… Read More

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both sides
Feb
28

Every Fighter Pilot Needs a Good Wingman

I was reminded of how much stronger we are when that wingman flies in formation with us to fight the cancer enemy. A wingman is a pilot who supports another in a potentially dangerous flying environment. Wingman was originally a term referring to the plane flying beside and slightly behind the lead plane in… Read More

marie
Feb
27

How Can We Deal With Death When Facing Our Own Battles?

Sometimes we will find that we go through days that just seem a bit more difficult than others.  And while I know I personally try my best to stay as positive as possible - and keep my thoughts as upbeat as possible - some days it just doesn't work. I have been feeling that way a bit the past few days.  I… Read More

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