Tag Archives: colon cancer

Valentine’s Day Gift

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Valentine’s Day Gift What is your favorite Valentine’s Day gift to give and/or receive?  I’m a peanut M&M’s kind of girl.  I don’t need diamonds or flowers.  Yuk.  This year, Neil told me he is giving me a colonoscopy as my Valentine’s Day gift.  What???  He is scheduled for a follow-up colonoscopy on the 15th, and he told me it’s… Read more »

Graduation: Round One

Mother’s Day 2014 was extra-special because it was also college graduation day for Adrienne.  It was so bizarre to me that exactly 22 years ago on the very same morning, I discovered I was pregnant with her.  It was a miracle weekend.  In the winter of her senior year of high school, months before she knew what college she would be… Read more »

Sending My Baby Off to College

I sent my first baby off to college three years ago just a few months after her dad (who is also my husband…in this day of divorce I feel like I need to clarify; isn’t that sad?) was diagnosed with colon cancer.  I have to admit that it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be.  Here’s why: 1) … Read more »

Time is (Not) on My Side…

We’re all familiar with that Rolling Stones song, “Time is on My Side, Yes it is,” right?  It surely doesn’t feel that way to me!  I have been trying since the beginning of December to list some of my greeting card packages on Etsy.  The way things are going, I won’t be getting around to doing that until July.  I… Read more »

Oh, Did My Baby Just Move Away to College? I forgot.

I learned what it means to weep as soon as Neil and Erica picked me up at the airport when I returned home from dropping Adrienne off at college. I knew immediately that something was wrong.  His face was beet red and his chin was really swollen.  He said he wasn’t feeling too great, but we all know how men… Read more »