Port Install, Check . . . 1st Chemo, Check . . . Stamping, Check!

  I have so much to be grateful for today!  First to my God, who has met me each step of this journey . . . He goes before and He comes behind me!  What more does a girl need, well maybe a few hundred (maybe it's even a thousand)  friends to cheer her on and pray for her!   First on Wednesday, the procedure to have my port installed was my first surgical procedure ever …

Receiving Hugs In The Form Handstamped Cards!

  Did you know that your cards can be received as a hug?  I've been receiving "hugs" in my mailbox everyday for the past 2 weeks!  I am beyond blessed to have so many caring compassionate people in my life!  One of the things I'm learning about myself as I travel this path of fighting cancer is the realization that I could stand to be better at receiving!  (I'm getting plenty of practice!)  Here's a photo of the hearth in my dining room …

When the Unexpected Happens . . . What Then?

 If you're reading this post in your email, please click the title to go to directly to my blog so you can view the videos.   Warning . . . this is not a typical post from me . . . it's personal and lengthier than usual, but I want you to know . . .      Click the photo to find an amazing rendition of Rachel Platten's song . . . Fight Song! …