In case you couldn’t tell, I’m back home to The Best Place On Earth.
Mes vacances sont terminÃ©es
I’m also back to looking out longingly to the mountains somehow convinced my utopian life lies beyond those mountains.
I must say that this was by far my best vacation ever!… Continue Reading...
I’m subscribed to a photo service that twice a month, emails me a selection of interesting pictures I took years ago.
It’s brilliant! My old photos are new again and the memories along with them are incredible.
Most of my pictures from two years ago are full of my bento … Continue Reading...
Last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we did the CIBC Run for the Cure with my mom.
This was the second year walking with my mom, and this time it felt a little different
Last year my mom had just started chemo, and there was much uncertainty.
This year she walked with Chemo, radiation and a mastectomy behind her.
There’s still uncertainty but it’s uncertainty speckled with hope.
The pink survivor shirts had the word ‘Courage’ written on them, and there were a lot of pink shirts this year.
These events are just not about fund-raising for breast cancer research and awareness;
It brings survivors together, letting them know that they are not alone.
It was colder this year; we finished the long walk in 1:17mins – mom said it felt longer.
“Hair grows back” is what my mom’s oncologist said that day we met to discuss treatment options.
This was after he’d detailed the side effects of her treatment ad nauseam (pun intended). I thought that was such an awkward thing to say in light of the situation. He’d just explained … Continue Reading...
It’s been two weeks since my mom’s surgery and I’m pleased to report that things are moving along smoothly.
Although we went over the process a million times, I still wasn’t sure that what was expected was what was going to happen. We were scared but managed to put on … Continue Reading...