Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 5 (An Explanation)

Here we are at Part 5 on this cancer journey.  Some of you may be wondering if this story will ever end.  Some may have found this story too depressing and quit reading long ago.  And that’s o.k.  I recently … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 4

In September 2006, mother’s condition seemed to start deteriorating rapidly.  Her pain was severe at times.  The ribs she broke during her fall just happened to be on her right side, which was the side she was experiencing pain from her bile duct/liver … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 3

It wasn’t long after we got Alive Hospice in place for my mother, that the pain of bile duct cancer reared its ugly head.  My mother complained of a severe pain up under her right rib cage that would radiate … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 2

In February of 2006, my sisters and I were dealing with a very sick mother who had cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer), neuroendocrine cancer of the neck (throat), and lung cancer (which was a metastatic cancer from her throat cancer).  We were … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 1

A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

What’s the funniest thing you did as a child that your family still talks about to this day? When I was a little girl, my paternal grandmother was visiting us from Indiana.  She had false teeth that she kept in a container … Continue reading

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Memories of a Real-Life Scene From “The Christmas Story”

I love to watch Christmas movies.  One of my favorites is The Christmas Story.  Such a good movie and funny.  I love the part in the movie when Ralphie’s friend Flick is “triple dog dared” to stick his tongue on the … Continue reading

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