• A New Chapter

    Tomorrow begins a new chapter, as I will be meeting with my oncologist. We met at my first care team meeting, but I haven’t seen her since. I’m feeling a bit odd as…

  • The Hardest Thing

    I told my kids. Even with everything I’ve been through in my life, including an abusive husband, telling my kids I have cancer is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Now I’m sure…

  • Lists, Lists, and Lists of Lists

    The last few days seem to have been about making lists; both actual lists and those in my head. There are lists of: People to tell The order in which to tell them…

  • My Life Is About to Change

    Today I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two weeks before my birthday. There was part of me that just knew. There was part that hoped & prayed I was wrong. But knowing still…

  • New Year – New Decade

    Not only is it the start of a new year, but it’s the beginning of a whole new decade! It should be exciting. People are popping champagne corks, watching a crystal ball drop,…

  • 2018 in 2018 – March Update

      It’s time for an update on my progress to eliminate 2,018 items from my house this year – hence the title 2018 in 2018! It can be done! I was able to…

  • Fifty Weeks – Week One

      Well, Week 1 is behind me… What I did involves a website, a family business. And it made me think about how I wanted to handle links and other people’s businesses. So…

  • 2017 in 2017

    I keep this tab open in my browser. I click on it every once in a while and promise to come back to write. I even have several post ideas bouncing around in…

  • Clutter Free

    I think I have always lived with clutter; I’ve never been accused of being a neat-freak! Actually, I’ve always described it as an organized mess and most of the time I could still…