The next thing I am going to say usually is said along with some bigoted bullshit as a way to prove that the speaker isn't a bigot, but that is not the case. I have black, white, cis, trans, female, male, bi, gay, brown, polyamorous, amazing friends. And we, as a country, failed them-us. We failed … Continue reading What the hell, America?
August 31, 2014 has come and gone. As some of you know, that date marked two years since our littlest boy was diagnosed with Cancer. If you don't know, he was diagnosed three days shy of his third birthday. Spencer spent his third birthday in the hospital, surrounded not only by other children that were … Continue reading Cancerversary the Second
Today is Spencer's Cancerversary. I like to think I made that word up. It has been exactly one year since he was diagnosed with Pre B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. One year ago today, Chris and I were informed that our little boy, who was going to turn three in two days had cancer. I … Continue reading Cancerversary
Kayden is home sick, again, today. He seems to be fever less, which is awesome! He also has a doctor's appointment today. Chris is playing on his Facebook account and laughing a lot. Spencer, the Bionic Baby, is playing Minecraft (which I also call Minecrack as it is HIGHLY addictive) with Kayden. Spencer has a … Continue reading Minecrack and Flies.
As I had said in my post, earlier today, (reading this post first is a great way to see the rantings and ramblings that have brought my mind to this point today 😉 Reflections on Cancer ) I am blessed not that so many people that I now know have Cancer. I am blessed … Continue reading Continued Reflections on Cancer
Kayden, my 6 year old, is home sick. For the third day in a row. He has the plague that is going around, with a fever off and on, aches, pains, and a cough that doesn't allow him to sleep as well as he needs. Chris has had it. Jeff has had it. Spencer has … Continue reading Reflections on Cancer
Two days ago, I called an informal meeting and gathered the guinea pigs...I mean the family. I presented them with an idea and after a couple rounds of eyeball rolling, they seemed to warm up to the idea. My plan, I told them, was to come up with a set of resolutions that … Continue reading Resolutions
I posted a picture on Facebook a few days ago and it sparked a conversation I have been thinking about since then. The picture showed a service member and said something to the effect of 'Armed military members would gladly patrol our schools' (I am writing this by hand at the moment, so I don't … Continue reading Ruminations on safety. (LONG)
Spencer is getting the hang of potty training. He is realizing when he has to go and for the most part is letting me know BEFORE he goes. Coincidentally, I just took advantage of a drug store sale where buying two packs of diapers saved me money and I figured (at the time) that I … Continue reading More Chocolate, Mumma?
6/22/2012 I have started the first portion of my journey. I have dropped off Spencer with my grandparents and have been dropped off at the Portland airport. I have passed through security, purchased some headphones so the poor person next to me is not subjected to Barry Manilow and am sitting at my gate unable … Continue reading Out of the Norm