ReBlog: 6 Novels That Get Chronic Illness Right

As so many of you know, I love to read. I read a book or so each day and having the time and ability to escape into the other worlds afforded by my imagination and the written word is truly one of my most cherished coping skills. No matter what is going on, those worlds, … Continue reading ReBlog: 6 Novels That Get Chronic Illness Right

Parenting and MBC, Part II, a Guest Post

I asked my dear friend, Amanda Raffenaud, a mom also living with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer to help me with this series since she has older boys and her experience in parenting while dealing with a serious illness has been different from mine. On December 18, 2018, I was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic … Continue reading Parenting and MBC, Part II, a Guest Post

Modesty, A Collaboration

Recently, I had to disrobe completely for a scan. I was already wearing a hospital gown that I'd been given after I tried to stay in my own clothes for said scan. There were three people in the room, two women and a man, all radiology techs and all looking straight at me before, during … Continue reading Modesty, A Collaboration

A Guest Post: Jealousy

I've rather jealously guarded my platform on this blog and have eschewed opportunities to share a guest post for a while. But when a dear friend and I were talking about jealousy the other day, I knew I had to make an adjustment. She just articulated the issue so very well and we had such … Continue reading A Guest Post: Jealousy