Someone told me more than once that they know I am serious, by my very first handshake upon meeting me. I do take handshakes serious. I am glad to hear this is communicated, because often I feel my messages are not clear. Anyway, I was due a bloodwork checkup and a disease percentage check. Honestly,Continue reading “Shaking Hands”
How do I express what it is like to live a life that feels so foreign to anything I could have ever imaged for myself? The last several months have been a whirlwind of emotions (nothing new, sadly); but something has changed in the way in which I process them. I have been quite happyContinue reading “Time”
I hear this statement at least once a day, sometimes more when referring to how I juggle the overwhelming responsibility of managing a living on a veterans pension, social security disability, and child support when there are extenuating health circumstances, a fixed income + raising two teenage daughters in the most expensive county – “IContinue reading “Filming Life”
Do you ever notice how I seem to be chasing the sun? I mean, I spend a lot of time documenting the rise and the fall to the earth of the sun and I am fascinated by all the colors painted each and every time? We realize it is a ball of fire and itContinue reading “Gratitude”
The girls went to Johns Hopkins with me this time, and somehow I remembered these things much more painful during the process, but it is actually áfter’ a bone marrow biopsy to your hip that you ‘really’ feel what they did back there. I have attached a photo for people with my humor. They didContinue reading “Myeloma Update”
The title survivor, unexpected, is due to fear in my brain… a spine fracture, spinal chord injury, and fusion, sprinkled with 4 years of radiation and chemotherapy.