Ribbon of Courage . . . A Beautiful Symbol!

The Ribbon of Courage stamp set is a beautiful symbol of the courage shown and needed by those facing cancer!  Not only does it contain beautiful images, but it also has wonderful words of inspiration.  And even though it was one of the first stamp sets I had ordered from the new Stampin’ Up! catalog back in June, it wasn’t until last week I that I was drawn to pull it from my shelf and …

My Feet and I Are Ready!

As you read this, I'm literally somewhere over an ocean on my way to Thailand for the 2017 Stampin' Up! incentive trip!  I should be a little over half way through the second leg of my trip, which is 16-1/2 hours.  I still have two more flights to go, but they'll seem like a hop, skip, and a jump compared to this one!  By the time we get to Thailand, we'll have been in the …

It’s Game Day!

  Game day?  Yes, I've been prepping for this day as if it's game day!  Today I'll have my final reconstruction surgery!  Whoo hoo!  To say I'm excited is a major understatement!  (I'm so ready to have these abnormal feeling, hard and uncomfortable, restricting expanders replaced!  I know they are called temporary expanders, but it has been since September and I'm so ready for them to go!  Can you tell I'm a bit excited?   Even …

Masculine Birthday Card Using Christmas Supplies!

  Happy New Year!  It's a happy one for me as I finished my radiation therapy on Tuesday!  Yay!  My radiation oncologist advised me to expect one month of healing for every week of radiation therapy . . . so that means about six months.  (Of course, this eternal optimist is hoping sooner as I'm anxious to complete my reconstruction!)  That puts me right back into God's waiting room!  He's been so faithful to me …