Category Archives: Cancer

“You have to hurt in order to know. Fall in order to grow. Lose in order to gain. Because most of life’s lessons are learned in pain.” — Unknown

My grandma is still with us, but she doesn’t have much time.  I find the strength and compassion of the nurses in this hospice inspiring. They have taken amazing care of my grandma. It takes a special person to do … Continue reading

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“I Love You Little Girl”

“I love you little girl” may be the last words I’ve heard my grandma say.  I knew this time was coming but it doesn’t make it easier.  She was talking a little yesterday but my mom called me this morning … Continue reading

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Is this thing on?

Why do I write this blog?  Just like running, writing can be like therapy or a way of releasing tension or stress.  Sometimes that means my blog posts are of a sad nature, but that’s because life is hard at … Continue reading

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It’s Official – and Cancer is Still a Bitch!

I am officially registered for the 2012 Columbus marathon.  Yeah and yikes! I started typing this post last night when I got a call from my mom.  I won’t post all of the details because I have written a handful … Continue reading

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Runner Comaraderie

Marley and I enjoyed a cold jog in the snow yesterday, but we were not alone on the trail. I love that runners always smile or say hello as they pass by.  We say hi even if we pass each other twice … Continue reading

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Whoa Baby and Cancer is a Bitch…and stuff!

I wasn’t sure if I could write a blog post today.  Through tears I write because it’s cathartic for me. Today was difficult for two reasons, the first of which isn’t what’s making me sad, but it causes me to … Continue reading

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Kicking Cancer in the Balls

Cancer is cruel and unfair and I would really like to kick cancer in the balls! Where to begin?  Yesterday was a tough day, a scary day.  I have written about my beautiful grandma’s battle with brain cancer before, HERE.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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