• Surgery Day

    This has been both the longest and shortest week of my life! With just one week from meeting my Care Team until my surgery date, it has been a whirlwind of thoughts, calls,…

  • A New Perspective

    I’ve had a bit of time to think. While this is moving fast now – only a week from meeting the Care Team until the surgical date – it seems that all I…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Faith in Practice

    I was blessed with the opportunity to model faith for my children today; and to teach them how to put their faith into practice as well. We had to go to LegoFan’s Anxiety…

  • 7 Quick Takes #2

    — 1 — Confession. Reconciliation. Penance. Good things happen there. Especially when you ask God to help you make a good, honest confession. Something enters your mind that you hadn’t considered mentioning. Apparently…

  • Blessed

    For a few years now, I’ve been reading people’s “One Word” posts. I even wanted to select a word for myself. But last year, I had three words I liked and I couldn’t…

  • Desire of My Heart

    Something happened to me at Mass today… …but it started last night. I was talking with a friend who was describing a difficult situation. My heart cried a bit for this friend and…