Balanced Living with Cancer

One young family’s quest to find balance while living with cancer

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Supporting a friend whose spouse has cancer

July 14, 2018 | 2 Comments

Every few months friends or family will ask for suggestions on how to support someone with young kids whose whose spouse has been diagnosed with cancer. It’s unnerving the number of young families dealing with a parent newly diagnosed with...

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Chronic illness: A delicate balance

July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chronic illness can be a great place to compete without showing it. Who’s calling the shots, the patient or the caregiver? The ill spouse or the well spouse? There is terrific power in each role – the caregiver and the...

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A smile and momentary pause 

March 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

It has been five months since my husband’s passing. Our kids and I have spent the past few days at Spring Training in Scottsdale, Arizona, watching our favorite MLB team play baseball.  The trip was in part a gift from...

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Resolutions – Beyond Added Sugars

January 4, 2015 | 3 Comments

On New Year’s eve I found myself sitting with family and friends feeling on the outside of a conversation about resolutions. We were sharing our resolutions for the year in some attempt to make them stick. We all knew it,...

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Frittata – A Gift of Love

December 26, 2014 | 9 Comments

I tried the year in review app on Facebook this morning just to see what photos would appear. To my FB friends and family, no worries, I won’t be sharing. After 12 years of cancer tugging at us, directing us,...

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Cancer and baseball and a passing comment… the connection

December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written almost a year ago to the day .. Alexander’s school’s annual holiday show is this Wednesday.

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