• The Day Cancer Became Personal

    I wrote the below a year after my cancer diagnosis and its basically a brain dump of a crazy night in my life. ┬áSo if you are going to attempt to read, I thank you, and encourage you to grab…

  • March – Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

    The month of March marks the beginning of Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. Kidney Cancer Awareness Month was first introduced to Congress by Rep. Thaddeus McCotter on January 31, 2007. The objectives during this time are as follows: Urge organizations and…

  • Saturday of my Dreams

    The last couple days have been extremely hot, sticky and humid in Chicago. This is the type of weather I just can’t deal with so I opted to stay indoors and do a TV marathon of Dexter. What a messed…

  • Welcome to my Life

    It’s taken me awhile to get to the point where I felt comfortable blogging again. I’ve always wanted to be open when writing but I’ve gone through a lot of personal health issues which I didn’t feel comfortable talking about.…

  • Valentines Day Gift: Kids

    I don’t remember a lot about my childhood but I do remember a couple special moments. One of these moments was when I came home from school, one valentines day, and my mom gave me an Annie mug filled with…