Category Archives: children

August 10, 2016: Because I Carry the BRAC2 Mutation

What happens if you have tested positive for the BRAC2 mutated gene? I’m still not sure I even know or understand all the repercussions of knowing I have this mutation. I can just write about what I know to be … Continue reading

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August 5, 2015: Cancer, Death & God

On October 23rd, 2014, no one told me God was good or that prayers had been answered. Who prays for cancer? Who would tell someone God was good when they got cancer? It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? On August 3rd, … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015: Thank You!

It’s a crazy time of year; and even though I’ve had lots to say, I’ve found no words to express it all. I’m attempting tonight knowing I still can’t say all that I mean.  The donations continued to come in … Continue reading

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May 15, 2015: Some Good Things; Some Requests

As today has progressed, I’ve had a few moments of goodness. That’s been a blessing regardless of how long it’s lasted.  Amber brought me a handmade card from a boy in her 3rd grade class that had $10 in it … Continue reading

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November 16, 2014: Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things

I doubt I’ll ever be able to express my gratitude to those who have already helped my family and me. Just as I start to stress and worry about things, God places my needs (and even my wants) at my … Continue reading

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November 7, 2014: Children and Blessings

I’m feeling so much better today even if my voice has still been mostly silenced. That made teaching a little more interesting today. Thank goodness for awesome students and an interventionist who became my voice most of the day. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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