Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 29

Relaxing: Challenge Accepted

Today I went to the Spa with my friend R. If you know me at all, you can imagine how difficult this was for me. First of all, I accidentally forgot my phone in the car and didn’t realize until I was in my undies and a bathrobe, so no going back to get it. …

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Apr 23

a small 2 week break, hopefully

I know, I am the worst cancer-blogger ever….. It turns out closing my business was more damaging to my psyche than cancer ever was. Not gonna lie, it’s not been pretty…. I even smashed a laptop with a hammer today, just for shits and giggles, because it felt like a good way to channel all …

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Apr 16


That’s what I’ve been doing. Closing the store has been exhausting and cathartic and sad and freeing all in one. There are so many days I wanted to write, but I couldn’t find the brain cells to string letters together to form words. My brain cells have been concentrating on cleaning up 13 years of …

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Apr 04

Clouds moving in, again

The whole premise of the blog is out-running the cartoon clouds over my head. The damn things have been following me for years: the Cystic Fibrosis cloud over jay’s head the infertility cloud the loooooong adoption cloud my mom’s cancer the transplant cloud and then my cancer cloud not to mention my friend and family’s …

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