If walls could talk…

This past week has been nothing short of a whirlwind.  After being TDY for two weeks, my husband took some time off to tear the house apart and repaint.  It has been seven long years since we last painted the walls and, believe me, this venture has been desperately needed.  Now, here I sit, amid … Continue reading If walls could talk…


If purees be the food of life, eat on!

I've said it before and I'll say it again, it is impossible to have a hobbit-sized appetite after having extensive abdominal surgery.  It seems like any time I allow my eyes to overpower my stomach, I find myself on the couch, curled up in agony, wishing that I had exercised a bit more self control. … Continue reading If purees be the food of life, eat on!

Casting away anxiety

The last few days have been rough ones for me.  Since starting cancer treatment, I have found myself locked up in the house for days on end, speaking to almost no one, and wishing for my old life back.  Having all this time on my hands has made it difficult not to think about the … Continue reading Casting away anxiety