Learn to accept exactly how you are right now

Learn to accept exactly how you are right now

I have treatment #5 in a few days (or maybe the day you see this). I went for a ‘trot’ today because damn, I wanted to and it might not be at all possible in a few days. I am wobbly and weak, maybe because of my trot. I’m full up on anxiety in this very moment, which...
I’m even trying to do chemo right

I’m even trying to do chemo right

I almost don’t want to admit this. I know it makes sense, based on the past I had and the way I was raised, but I don’t want it to be true. I realized I’m trying to get this chemo thing “right.” To make sure I do – perfectly – whatever it is that I need to do so that...
To see things differently, I might have to change my lens

To see things differently, I might have to change my lens

I love photography. Really, really love photography. Decades ago, when I hated my job and needed to do something else, I walked into my therapist’s office and announced, “That’s it. I was never supposed to be in the corporate world. I am supposed to be an artist. I’ll...
I’ve never seen Danny (my dad) cry before…

I’ve never seen Danny (my dad) cry before…

For those of you have haven’t been following along, Danny has been on hospice since about last July. He’s not necessarily dying any time soon, although we have been told twice that it’s imminent. (It wasn’t.) I see him pretty much every day. I can’t begin to explain –...