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Five Years

Sometimes I still can’t believe that I had brain cancer. My last surgery was 5 years ago today. The upside about hard times is that we learn how strong we are, who is there for us, what’s important in life, what isn’t, & most importantly, how great & how faithful God is. While I’m still […]

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Motherhood, Marriage, Health, and Life

So things have been pretty great. I’m currently watching Hart of Dixie, and thinking about what I’m going to eat for lunch after this blog. Al is home today. We have a Texas winter storm today, which basically means the entire county and surrounding counties have been shut down because we got a quarter-inch of […]

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That Time We Got Engaged

Two years ago today, the hott guy in this pic asked me to be his wife. I had just had brain surgery 3 weeks prior and started radiation 4 days before. Felt so gross from weight gain, weight loss from steroids/surgery, being skinny with a belly lol. Felt so crazy from roid-rages (be grateful if […]

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New Tattoo

Hubster and I decided for Valentine’s Day gifts this year we would both get phoenix tattoos. This tattoo means more to me than any other I’ve gotten so far. It represents the past few years, which have been both the hardest and best years of my life. Joy after depression. Good health after malignant cancer. […]

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Grateful

Two years ago, I had recently ended a long-term on and off relationship, found out I had to have another brain surgery, was told the surgery might not work, that I might be paralyzed, might have to freeze my eggs, might have to have chemo (which might not work for the type of tumor that […]

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Brain Cancer Rant

So there’s this article that people have been posting on Facebook recently about this woman with brain cancer, and it has really left Al and I baffled. The woman was originally diagnosed with a grade 2 astrocytoma, same kind of tumor that I have. Her doctor told her she had 10 more years to live. […]

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Hair Loss… Again

Finished radiation and two cuts later, here I am! I probably should have blogged about it when it first happened, because it really doesn’t bother me anymore. When I first realized my hair was going bald, I unfortunately happened to be visiting my fiance’ in North Carolina, where I had an emotional breakdown. lol. Or […]

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