recovery

Rocked

Normally, I trail run on the weekends, but earlier this week, I treated myself to not one trail run, but two trail runs, after work. It felt downright decadent to escape into the woods, as the trees provided cool relief… Read More ›

I Survived

There are various phrases used to describe the second year of certain periods in life.  The Terrible Twos.  The Sophomore Slump.  The Honeymoon Phase.  I have yet to find the phrase that is applicable to the second year after being… Read More ›

You’re Fired

This morning, I was on the receiving end of some rather unexpected news.  You’re fired!  No, I did not find myself being dismissed from either my job or from The Apprentice.  Instead, I found myself being summarily fired by my… Read More ›

Just

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the first thoughts that came to my mind was, “I don’t have time for this.”  I remember thinking that I have two daughters, a full-time job, more than enough responsibilities, and… Read More ›

Mixed Emotions

Twas two days before Christmas and all through the oncology office, only a few patients were stirring, and I was one of them.  After fighting holiday traffic, or at least Louisville’s version of it, I welcomed the unexpected peace and quiet… Read More ›

Just Because

I used to wonder what it would be like to attend my own funeral, and recently, I got a preview of sorts.  Shortly after I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I have been receiving numerous calls, emails, texts, cards, flowers, food, mementoes,… Read More ›