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what a good idea

Banjo Man is flying to Nebraska tomorrow to join his brother George for a weekend of Hall of Fame celebrations at their high school. Doesn’t that sound like a good time?!!!   Go Rockets!!! George was quite an athlete back then. … Continue reading

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so, about yesterday…

Just in case you’re under the mistaken impression that I am calm and brave in the midst of all this cancer crap, I’m going to tell you about yesterday. Angela had texted me on Thursday that she would hound the … Continue reading

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the best news

No cancer!   That’s the word from Angela this morning.  The pathologist is double-checking and there won’t be a full report until Tuesday, but the word now is:  no cancer. My surgeon called to make sure I’d received the news.  She … Continue reading

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updating the update

Well, Angela worked her magic once again and the biopsy that was scheduled for late next week happened today.   I got a call from the Imaging Center asking if I could show up in two hours. Of course I could.  … Continue reading

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update from yesterday

Yesterday was intense.  A rainy drive to the city.  A packed parking garage.  And my surgeon running late so I almost missed my ultrasound and mammogram downstairs. I gave her until 1:24, then I changed out of the johnny, put … Continue reading

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and here we go

We’re off to Providence shortly.  I have a meeting with my surgeon (scheduled check up) and will have a follow-up mammogram and ultrasound afterwards. The mammogram is going to check my left breast for tumors.  But because last spring’s giant … Continue reading

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before and after with the tv

This is the back of the television stand in the bedroom.  Yes, it is a mess, but that mess has always been hidden in the corner of the room.  It was a cute painted armoire I bought at a consignment … Continue reading

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fargo

I know we’re late to the Fargo party, but this series is keeping us entertained now that football is (almost) over and there is nothing on television.  Thank goodness for HULU. The Bachelor is unwatchable this season.  I am left … Continue reading

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mental health, as it is

In order to make these long days pass without me running screaming into the woods, I am working on a ridiculously complicated quilt.  It’s an online “mystery quilt”, which I’ve told you about before. There are 1600 pieces in this … Continue reading

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searching for a suit

No, not a business suit.  A bathing suit. I’ve been cleared by both physical therapists to do light swimming and easy exercise in a POOL. I’ve been advised to go to the deep end of the pool and just hang.  … Continue reading

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