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Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      9 comments

Following through with the diagnosis of breast cancer, I'm having pre-admission testing today. Surgery is scheduled for March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph.... Read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019      10 comments

My daughter and youngest grandson visited today. He is definitely full of life and joy. It was an uplifting day for me. ... Read more
Monday, March 11, 2019      6 comments

The weather today is sunny. The robins are singing. Forsythia are in bloom. Spring may actually be peeking around the corner! Just waiting for daffodils and crocus to confirm it's spring.... Read more
Sunday, March 10, 2019      6 comments

We had a mini-reunion yesterday. 9 of us who were aspirants together in the convent went to Olive Garden. We reminisced, shared about our families, and plans for the near future. 2 of my classmates are breast cancer survivors. Having... Read more
Thursday, March 07, 2019      5 comments

I visited a friend who lives~ 15 miles away. Then I went to a nursing home to visit others. Mass and private time in the chapel visiting the Lord followed. The 50+ social club that was on hiatus for the winter, started back today.... Read more
Wednesday, March 06, 2019      5 comments

It's been a full day. I started with Church, as it is Ash Wednesday. Then a Doctor's appointment, a visit to my Sister, a computer class, lunch with friends, aqua therapy and the library filled the day. This evening I'll be enthroning a ho... Read more
Dad's Home
Tuesday, March 05, 2019      6 comments

Dad came home today! He spent 2 1/2 months in the VA with serious bouts mixed in with improvements, We're all elated.... Read more
More Medical
Monday, March 04, 2019      10 comments

My Doctor is leaving the University Clinic and joining a new group. So I had a 'new patient' visit although I've been her patient for years! This practice is a 'team', so I had to meet separately with the patient advocate, social worker, p... Read more
Sunday, March 03, 2019      8 comments

The Women's Faith Ministry had a half day pre-Lenten retreat Saturday. There were over 50 women in attendance. The subject was Healing & Forgiveness. It brought into focus for me Christ's longing to have us healed. He forgives to the... Read more
Next Step
Friday, March 01, 2019      7 comments

I saw the breast surgeon today. The next step we decided will be a lumpectomy and sentinal node biopsy. Appointments have been set. I sense I'll have more encounters with medical professionals in the first quarter of 2019 than I had in al... Read more
Dad's Progress
Thursday, February 28, 2019      11 comments

Dad has been making remarkable progress! He is getting steadier on transfers & can walk ~ 100 feet with a walker. His IV port has been removed. Plans are tentative that he'll be discharged March 5. He'll have been in the VA facility o... Read more
Family Time
Monday, February 25, 2019      6 comments

It was a relatively relaxing day spending time with several family members. Dad is doing superbly better! We spent the day together with some my sibs. Activities included 2 meals, PT, playing cards, reminiscing, OT, talking, etc. In ... Read more
Great Time
Sunday, February 24, 2019      7 comments

Dad was amazed and surprised with his birthday party. We had a great time with many memories shared. The decorations, etc. were quite a hit. My sister, Kathy and 2 nieces also decorated his room. So Dad'll be able to continue the celeb... Read more
Results of Biopsy
Saturday, February 23, 2019      15 comments

The news is a new challenge to be faced. The biopsy was positive for breast cancer. My maternal grandmother and 2 of her sisters died from breast cancer. My maternal grandfather's sister a breast removed for cancer. So, when I get hom... Read more
Friday, February 22, 2019      7 comments

Our family is preparing for the weekend. Dad turns 93 on Sunday. He is doing much better than a couple of weeks ago. We're getting balloons, cards, cake, ice cream, decorations, games, etc. There will be at least 10 people at his part... Read more

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