Tag Archives: Cancer

Memories of My Father

I try not to be sad around Father’s Day, but I am.  I miss my dad.  A lot. Sometimes I pull out old VHS tapes of him and watch them.  They bring a rush of emotions that flood my soul … Continue reading

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Missing Mother

As I have done every year for the past several years on April the 13th, I’ve thought about my mother. Today she would have been 89 years old.  That’s hard for me to believe and I find myself wondering what … Continue reading

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Pick Me Up

The daily prompt:  What is the one word or phrase that immediately cheers you up when you hear it?     When my father passed away 20 years ago, I did not deal with my grief very well.  Several months after … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Undo

Today’s daily prompt:  If you could un-invent something, what would it be? Discuss why, potential repercussions, or a possible alternative. I’m afraid my answer to this prompt won’t be too popular but here goes anyway.  I would un-invent alcoholic beverages.  … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Daily Prompt:  You need to make a major change in your life. Do you make it all at once, cold turkey style, or incrementally? I think this depends on what kind of change we are talking about.  Overall, if given … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Helpless

Helplessness: that dull, sick feeling of not being the one at the reins. When did you last feel like that –- and what did you do about it? The time I last felt total helplessness was February 14, 2006 (yeah, … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 10 (the final part)

There is a time for everything,   and a season for every activity under the heavens:  a time to be born and a time to die,   a time to plant and a time to uproot,   a time to kill and a … Continue reading

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