Category: Inspirations

Food for the soul, from and for the heart

The glioblastoma wife–2

Two mornings ago, during the wee hours, Bruce noticed a “mushy” area on the top of his head, along the latest scar. “Radiation induced swelling” is very real, and can express itself in various ways.  Is this one of them? Why one month post-surgery? Once he got out of bed, the swelling went away. Until…

Perspectives and hope

 In January of 2018, my husband had surgery to remove his cancerous prostate gland.  In October, he had surgery to remove a brain tumor. The day he was discharged, we received advice from the social worker that stuck with me; I cannot let it go.  In December, emergency surgery was necessary to relieve pressure on…

What it’s like to be me

I follow Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper, the I’ve Been Thinking, weekly posts. I follow Maria not because I know her, but because on a weekly basis, she seems to hit the target; she “nails it” with everything from family to community to world news. Maria tackles relevant subjects, and I find I am inspired by…

Indecision & decision

On the fence You know how sometimes it’s easier to not do anything when you don’t know what to do?  That has been exactly the case. Indecision has been my companion, but I’ll get back to that. I love family history, and I’ve been trying to sort the piles of documentation our family has collected…