Category Archives: PATIENCE

MIRACULOUS MODERN MEDICINE

I’ve written about the amazing new medical procedures and products that make it possible for patients diagnosed with acute mylogenous leukemia to hear hope instead of what used to be a sure death sentence. Today a person my age (71) … Continue reading

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IT’S A NEW DAY

Lately I have been meandering around in the past and it’s time to come back to today. Good morning! It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. This owl seemed to have something else on his mind besides returning to his … Continue reading

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The Sun Shines Through Anyway

I’m sitting here looking at the window, for which I am most grateful because it allows me to see beyond this room and know that life goes on. The thing is, the window is very dirty and desperately needs to … Continue reading

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YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE

Wandering through hopes, dreams and memories today while I wait for the first chemo treatment this time around. When I was a girl, probably eleven or twelve, I was hospitalized with polio, albeit a mild case as it turned out. … Continue reading

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WHISTLE A HAPPY TUNE

Do you remember the song, “Whistle a Happy Tune?” (You won’t if you’re younger than 50). The lyrics went something like this: “Whenever I feel afraid, I hold my head up high and whistle a happy tune, so no one … Continue reading

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Empty Room – Empty Life?

Cloudy skies but no rain. An empty room. That is, empty except for me. And my laptop. And my cell phone. And my knitting bag. But empty nevertheless. No visitors today, but that’s okay. It’s quiet and I don’t feel … Continue reading

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LOSS OF CONTROL

THE DREAM: I was at the office – for the first time following a long absence. I had been diagnosed with Leukemia in August and spent the next four months in and out of the hospital undergoing chemotherapy. I was … Continue reading

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