This month has been an emotional roller coaster. On January 3rd, we found out that Kayla has a cyst on her one remaining ovary. However, her tumor markers are completely normal, so the oncologist feels that this is most likely a benign cyst and feels that Kayla can just continue to be observed every few… Continue reading Kayla Update
Unless you live under a rock or have taken a permanent sabbatical from social media (tempting these days, yes?), you’ve probably seen the 10-year challenge, where people post a photo from both 10 years ago and now to see how they’ve changed. While I decided not to participate on social media, I thought I’d post… Continue reading 10 Lessons Over 10 Years
TGIF! It’s been a long week and I’m definitely ready for the weekend. This meme pretty much sums up the week for me: First of all, I wanted to say thank you to all of the love and support we have received after my post about Kayla’s health situation. I had a long talk with… Continue reading What a difference a year makes.
Kayla has been in remission for three years now. Most days our family can go through our daily lives on a normal basis. We get caught up in work, hobbies, the minor stresses of life, and right now, wedding planning. But cancer never goes away. It haunts Kayla and our family in memories and experiences… Continue reading Cancer, the ghost
Happy New Year! 2018 was a year of love, celebration, experiments, personal growth, food, wine, and reading. We adopted a new family member, our oldest daughter got married, I did a couple of 30-day experiments to see how it would affect my health, and I READ. Guys, I read and learned so much. I learned… Continue reading Looking back at 2018
Merry Christmas Eve! I don’t know about you, but over the last several days, I’ve been walking around in a food and wine coma! Lots of celebrating with friends and loved ones and it’s been a lot of fun, but I’ll be glad to get back on track after the holidays! We celebrated our Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Eve Gratitude
Hey there! How was your Thanksgiving holiday? I had a great one! I took some time off of work and we visited my dad and stepmom down in Branson, Missouri. We drank some good wine and ate a TON of good food. I also managed to get in a few walks (there are a LOT… Continue reading The next 30-day challenge