Monthly Archives: June 2012

When you think about today’s health insurance decision,

think of me. I mean, think of how, because I have so-called Cadillac health insurance, my family’s financial situation was not changed by my cancer treatment. I am so grateful for that, but the privilege of being able to get … Continue reading

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Goal Shift

I got back yesterday from Chicago and running the inaugural Chicago Women’s Half Marathon. I did not reach my goal of 2 hours. This was also my goal back in September–then, my time was 2:03:57, and this time it was … Continue reading

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2 years! (a picture heavy post)

I’m sitting on the floor outside Trudy’s room listening to her cry. I’ve visited her over 10 times tonight, and it is only 8:30. This is not at all usual. Unlike a little baby Arden, ever since Trudy left sleeping … Continue reading

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Two Years

Today, it is two years since my diagnosis. That, I have to tell you, feels crazy. Trudy turns two on Friday. I wish these two events weren’t so closely tied, but they are. Someday, I think, they will bring less … Continue reading

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