Getting back to “normal” after diagnosis and treatment is a valued status that everyone faced with diagnosis yearns for. There are days of wishing you could rewind…… Read more “Not What I Used To Be”
Scan time has come and gone again. The time that is somehow capable of sending me into an oblivion of fear and unwanted thoughts that swish and…… Read more “1 year, 1 month, 9 days”
Another set of scans and checkups after radiation treatment for my adenoid cystic carcinoma of my parotid gland.
My goodness. Looking back at all the life we’ve truly lived since our trip to Hope Flower Farm is absolutely incredible. That trip was truly life changing…… Read more “The New Normal”
Back in 2016, I worked for a floral magazine here in Birmingham as the digital media specialist. That October they afforded me a trip up to Waterford,…… Read more “Along Comes Hope Flower Farm”
Today marks 6 whole months since my final radiation treatment, and I woke up feeling all kinds of things. I always imagined that each and every milestone…… Read more “Halfway to (more) Freedom”
Fill in the blank and that probably describes what it’s like on this side of things. It’s scary, it’s different, it’s confusing, it’s an adjustment, it’s a…… Read more “Post-Radiation Life is…”
I’ve sat down in front of my computer a whole handful of times lately to write an update, a new poem, something…but haven’t quite found the words…… Read more “Well…It’s Not Cancer”