Happy Monday! I hope you all had a nice weekend! Ours was really busy, but good. We were supposed to do a bike ride on Saturday morning, but unfortunately, it was raining with forecasted thunderstorms, so we decided to skip. We ended up spending the day shopping and chilling out. I bought a couple of… Continue reading Week 4 of LIIFT4
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there! I started out my morning with a low-impact dance aerobics workout and then I made myself this awesome breakfast of tofu scramble and avocado toast with a side of fresh strawberries! Get in my belly! This afternoon, my daughters and I are going to my… Continue reading Week 3 of LIIFT4
Happy Easter to those who celebrate; otherwise, happy Sunday! Yesterday was a beautiful day weather-wise. It ended up being sunny and 70 degrees. My husband and I had to go run errands before we could enjoy the weather. First stop: Mellow Mushroom for some beer and lunch. This was a lager called Iowa Nice brewed… Continue reading New program
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