Category Archives: What Else: About Life

Keeping the Faith

In two days, a year will have passed since I crawled in to the chemo suite and begged them to start dumping poison into me with the goal to cure my disease.  That’s what the Doctor wrote –  “Goal:  Cure.”  … Continue reading

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My Three Wishes

As Jon transitions into his new life, bright with the promise of eternal love, I’m flooded with nice memories of the last ten years.  The valuable wisdom he imparted by being authentic and unafraid to live life on his own … Continue reading

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Florida Fun

Fifteen months after the beginning of my Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma illness, with treatment and non-stop worrying, I finally felt good enough to take a trip.  Also with my mother now being cared for in a nursing facility, I booked a trip … Continue reading

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Mr. Mistoffelees

There’s never been a cat so brave, As to sit in a living room chair. He acts like he owns this place, Which he did in yesteryear. Then the dogs moved in to his house And Mistofelles had to move … Continue reading

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Three Short Stories

A full and busy mind, with many things that also require lots of footwork can affect one’s ability to see and share things creatively. So I’m just going to tell about three recent and unfolding stories in a matter-of-fact manner. … Continue reading

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Hate~~~Love // Love~~~Hate

~Living with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma that is Hopefully in Remission~ I think of hate and love as being very separate and different.  But I’ve also heard many times that someone has a love/hate relationship with someone or something.  It seems illogical … Continue reading

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Fellow Travelers

“Life with Mom and Living with Lymphoma” I headed out to an Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s conference last week and didn’t get very far.  First, I was late leaving my house because my mother was having a mini crisis thinking that her … Continue reading

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