Month: May 2010

500 blog posts


I sit here thinking about writing another post and I’m torn; I have so much to say, too much actually.

I wonder about over-sharing, about letting my battle with cancer consume my blog the way it has consumed my life.

I wonder about how this blog will change over the coming year.

I miss the frivolous, light-hearted posts I used to write; my monthly letters to my daughter have taken on a new significance in the past couple months.


Dear Gem – Month 13

Today is Mother’s Day (or at least it was when I started writing this letter), the perfect day for me to tell you how much I love being your Mother. I got the best Mother’s Day gift ever on Friday; after a month of not being able to lift or carry you because of the …

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Beautiful People

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not …

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