3 Years Ago

Three years ago my life changed forever. Sometimes the last three years are just a blur in my head. That one year is truly a blur. There's a million things I don't remember. I know I sat through eight rounds of chemo, but those days aren't a strong part of my memory and that's 100% … Continue reading 3 Years Ago

Door County Half Marathon: Thoughts and Goal

Goals and thoughts. So many thoughts. One goal: run and finish my 24th half marathon. (Yes, I went back and counted.) I have mentally gotten myself to a place where I am okay with the fact that this will be my slowest half ever. It is what it is. I have had a million thoughts … Continue reading Door County Half Marathon: Thoughts and Goal

Lost in a sea of pink

I hate Breast Cancer Awareness month. I know that's not fair or reasonable, but I hate seeing pink crap everywhere. I hate that they spend a whole month making people aware of a disease people are already aware of. I know people currently fighting the disease. I know people who have survived the disease. I … Continue reading Lost in a sea of pink

Moving On

A week or so ago I found myself on the couch, covered in cats, reading a book thinking I should be doing something else, that I shouldn't be doing that when a year ago I was stuck on that very same couch. I try so hard to think I'm over everything. I don't know why … Continue reading Moving On

Returning to Life

Sometimes it feels like nothing has happened over the last few weeks, but really everything has happened. On Monday I turned 32, I drove for the first time in two months, I went back to work and I had my first drink since surgery (naturally it was champagne, it was my birthday). I have more … Continue reading Returning to Life