Diary of a Wimpy Cancer Patient

Have you read the highly popular comic/novel for young teens called, Diary of a Wimpy Kid? It’s about a middle-school kid who doesn’t quite fit the mold at school or in his family. The story outlines his antics (mostly unsuccessful ones) at attempting to fit in. Admittedly, I have not read this book, but the […]

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Gratitude ebbs and flows

What If You’re Not Feeling All that Grateful this Thanksgiving?

I love holidays. I love Thanksgiving. In fact, I think Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday, or at least it’s at the top of my list. Not sure what this says about me. Okay, yes, it says I like the food! And the togetherness and all the rest…Holidays are great, but holidays can also be […]

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hospice garden

Hospice – My Family’s Experience

Did you know November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month? Most people don’t and most people don’t know the difference between the two either, which is too bad for a lot of reasons. When my mother was dying from metastatic breast cancer in 2008, I didn’t fully understand the differences between hospice care and […]

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