befriending the darkness

I didn’t sleep at all last night. Or the night before. I woke up every hour or so dreading with every cell in my body my annual MRI scheduled for Friday. 538 more words


This week
Battered by the waves of grief
I miss him so much
It’s consuming me
It chokes me
I want to feel him again.


Not Really Me

Last night, my Ultimate Bengal Fan introduced me to a great move; 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story. Based on a true story, Cory is known as Mr. 1,075 more words

Cancer Remission

Cancer Lesson #74: Happy to Be Here. Happy to Have Hair.

Cancer Lesson #74: Happy to be here. Happy to have Hair.

I find it hard to believe it’s been three and a half years since my last chemo. 327 more words


Ready, Set, Juice!

Last week I watched Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead followed by Hungry for Change. These documentaries really spoke to me and inspired me to do a… 380 more words

Life After Cancer

Like, now-ish?

It has almost been a year!  Man, oh man.  A lot has happened (and not happened) in a year.  Is it time to come back?  I’ve got some thoughts and ideas but sometimes it’s difficult to throw it all back out there, out in the open. 578 more words

Camp Koru Gave Me Back my Long-lost Belly Laugh

By: Kelly, power name “Zephyr”

When I was declared cancer-free, my worries and fears didn’t magically go away. While my friends and family were celebrating that I was finished with cancer and getting back to ‘regular’ life by working again, I felt more alone than ever. 482 more words