The big C. Cancer. I have quite a bit to say about cancer actually because it became a big part of my life 6 years ago next month. I clearly remember the moment when they told me it was cancer that had been making so sick for he previous months. I was so relieved to finally KNOW why I was so sick that I think my doctors thought I was not facing up to facts. I had stage three cancer for sure and they feared that it might have spread to my liver. I went under the knife knowing that I might wake up … [Read more...]
Let’s Talk Poop – Are You Doing It All Wrong?
In my home you might hear poop talk a little more than in the typical family household. Not potty jokes or anything like that but real, honest discussion about how important pooping is and why we need to make sure the plumbing is humming along okay. I wasn't always gung ho about poop, it just kinda happened around the age of 28. That is the year I found out I had stage 3 colon cancer. I was faced with a big surgery to remove a large section of colon and most of my lower lymph nodes and at … [Read more...]
New York City Sightseeing
Last week I attended the BlogHer 12 conference in New York City and was gone from Tuesday night until early Monday morning. At this point I am just kind of laying around the house watching DVR'd shows and taking cat naps, recovering from a whirlwind trip. I had lots fun, met with lots of friends (old and new), explored the city, and came home with really sore feet. I tried to go into this conference well prepared and that meant reading posts from other bloggers who have been and had advice to … [Read more...]