Tag Archives: Radiation

Where to Start?

Life has been going by.  It feels fast pace but no.  My brain and body are operating on low. I can easily shrug my shoulders and think hey…I’m still operating which is a very good thing. My time away from evil … Continue reading

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Committing!

Months and months ago SW proposed. “Kim, when I get my next sabbatical what do you say we drive across the country and back?” Like most girls, when a person pops the question, I got all flustered! Clusters of butterflies … Continue reading

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“This one is Just Right”

Armed with a to-go cup of coffee with a heaping of milk I hollered, “I don’t know how long I’ll be; wish me luck; I love you!” Into the luxurious 2015 loaner car I plopped. Heated seats. Heated steering wheel. Automatic … Continue reading

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I miss sleep.

I was all in my head!  So much pressure. Excruciating amounts of pain.  Dizzy. Nausea. Vomiting …and some. Hours later, post admittance to the neurology ICU, the pain killer + steroid blend had me feeling quite  chilled out. Not exactly the way I intended … Continue reading

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Come on Get Happy

It might be here. Happiness that is! After a not-so-fun summer, fall is already looking better. The wonderful cabin in the woods at Manzanita was our home for a few days to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Simple. Easy. Cozy. Block … Continue reading

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Being Flexible

I am flexible when it comes to plant and yard care.  A little of this, a little of that, no set plan. Occasionally I’ll refer to The Google or my Master Gardner friend Marcia. It works for me. Keeps it … Continue reading

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Cold Before the Storm

July was a pretty rough month; August, only slightly better. I have a cold. For a few days now. Tissue boxes and waste baskets are stashed in my favorite indoor sitting spots. No more energy to spend on stress-relief baking. … Continue reading

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Spending a Day

Like a rebellious teenager my care team announced, “We will get in trouble…That’s okay with us…We are going to do what is best for you!” The words came at me like cold glass of water tossed in my face. Let me … Continue reading

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Cause: Prior Treatment

I am pleased to announce that my next eye exam will take place in 6 months. Six months? Well, that can’t be a major problem!   I have officially been diagnosed with a mild case of Radiation Retinopathy. Whole Brain Radiation is … Continue reading

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Too Many Tomatoes

I’m not a huge gardener.  In fact, I’m better described as a tiny gardener.  I most often pick the brain of my friend, Julie, and do what she says.  For the most part it all turns out pretty A-OK! I’m … Continue reading

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