When I was a little girl my mother took me to the doctor. Our family doctor was CW Cooper. Ya’ll remember him right? Do you remember leaving and him saying “2 dollars please”…. then “4 dollars please”….. Lord have mercy. There’s a blog all by itself, right? Anyway, during one of my many episodes ofContinue reading “hangry”
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A warm blanket
Did you have a good Thanksgiving? Your pics sure seemed like it, ha. I’m with you 100%! We had the traditional dinner with all the trimmings, our home was full of precious little grands running all over the place and all went well. I tried to squash my “Suzanne obsession” with the past, at leastContinue reading “A warm blanket”
It’s just a number….
Well, it happened. I’m 64…..I just can’t believe it. I’m honestly having a hard time believing it. I was ALWAYS the baby of the family. I was the youngest! I loved that title. Daddy loved to introduce JoKay and I by saying we were Alpha and Omega. The beginning and the end….. ha…. I lovedContinue reading “It’s just a number….”
And Just like that…
This summer is the three year anniversary of my lung/brain cancer diagnosis. THREE YEARS. THREE YEARS! I’m no stranger to cancer. Lord, how I wish I was. I’ll bet you do too. Let’s see how many folks have Jack and I lost in our immediate family….. Mother Jack’s grandmother Jack’s grandfather My Uncle My AuntContinue reading “And Just like that…”
Teach your children well
You, who are on the roadMust have a code that you can live byAnd so, become yourselfBecause the past is just a goodbye … Teach your children wellTheir father’s hell did slowly go byAnd feed them on your dreamsThe one they pick’s the one you’ll know by … Don’t you ever ask them, “Why?”If they told you,Continue reading “Teach your children well”
I’ve tried to calculate how many Keytruda/Alimta treatments I have had since being diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in July of 2019. Since I’m too lazy to go through the insurance papers to be exact, I tried to estimate and do the math myself (quit laughing). Anyhoo…. it seems to me to be aroundContinue reading “Stayin’ Alive”
And so it goes..
Last night I chose to watch a favorite tv drama… “This is Us”…. or as Jack likes to call it, “This is Sad”. Since I am a sorry, pitiful fan I had no faith that the Memphis Grizzlies were going to win the playoff game and had gone upstairs choosing the tv show instead. BigContinue reading “And so it goes..”
Livin’ on a Prayer
Woah, we’re halfway thereWoah, livin’ on a prayerTake my hand, we’ll make it I swearWoah, livin’ on a prayerLivin’ on a prayer Apologies to my handsome friend Jon Bon Jovi…………. Prayer In 1997 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. After 6 chemotherapy treatments and surgery my MD Anderson doctor recommended a stem cell transplant. TheContinue reading “Livin’ on a Prayer”
When I graduated from William Woods in 1981 the ceremony was solemn, beautiful and meaningful. Graduates lined up behind the class president who wore a robe with all the lovely embroidery of many years down the front. We were connected by, and carried, an ivy chain on our shoulders as we were led, single fileContinue reading “Tethered”