Category Archives: Challenge

A to Z Challenge: A is for …

So, I’ve challenged myself to write a thematic post for each letter of the alphabet. Shouldn’t be so hard, eh? Think again! The difficulty, you see, is not in writing a post — or twenty-six of them, for that matter. … Continue reading

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I Challenge Myself to an Alphabet of Posts

Do you ever find something in which you would have liked to participate but it’s just too late? It doesn’t happen to me often, but when it does, it’s frustrating! Especially when it’s something that would have been different and … Continue reading

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Be as Noble as You Were Meant to Be!

Occasionally, I re-blog something. I’ve never before shared someone’s entire status update from Facebook. There’s always a first time, and today is that day. My FB friend Craig Murray posted an update that needs to “go viral.” With his permission, … Continue reading

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5 Best Ways to Kick Cancer’s Ass

Often, I’m told that I have “such a good attitude” when it comes to dealing with my ongoing, er, relationship with cancer. Perhaps I do, but I dunno — it’s no different to me than how I deal with most … Continue reading

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Captain! There’s an Alien in Seat 47-B!!

For those of you who may have been wondering about the results of having my pets scanned, er, my PET scan two weeks ago, here’s the deal: It’s ba-a-a-a-ck! (The cancer, that is.)  I wanted to inform my family first … Continue reading

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Blessings and Challenges

I had all good intentions to write a meaningful post with which to end the year 2011.  That is, until the end of the year presented me with both unexpected blessings and unanticipated challenges that made sitting down and writing … Continue reading

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Air Cancer Flight 102 Grounded

As some of you may know, Air Cancer Flight 101 (my euphemism for the chemotherapy treatment I underwent during 2011) made its sixth and final flight on November 30. Originally, I was to have undergone three chemo treatments, three weeks … Continue reading

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