Meet My Bobs … I Bet You Have One Too

I’ve had two Bobs with cancer in my life.  Both, representing a different time during my cancer journey, but equally touching my heart.  The first, from Saint Louis, I met back in 2018.  We were both going through the hospital registration process at Barnes Jewish Hospital on the same day.  Eric and I said hi, introduced ourselves and moved on.  An hour […]

I Think My Oncologist Is Breaking Up With Me

Celebrating with some besties at Hairspray The musical

Earlier this week, I had my 6 month scans in Saint Louis.  Gotta love the good old Southwest Airlines as they have gotten rid of all but an obnoxiously early and late direct flight from Omaha to Saint Louis.  Gone are the days of flying down and back in one day without sleeping though the next four.  Not […]

I Just Completed A Sabbatical….

            Last week my kids and husband returned from 8 days in Northern Minnesota.  They loved almost every minute of the cold, fishing, Wi-Fi equipped house, huge fires and riding bikes.  Prior to them leaving … I will be honest … I was counting the days.  May was beyond crazy with end of year sports, school activities and a […]

Brightening a Patient’s Day

People are generally good.   Most of them are actually pretty amazing.  Recently, it seems, I’ve had to remind myself of this more than usual.  Covid, inflation, school shootings … basically the local and world news every single night.  Personally, I recently trusted a contractor with a project, paid him a big chunk of money and watched him never show […]