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A 13 Hour Roller Coaster

It's 8:35pm and I'm pulling into my driveway. I look to the side window and see my dog, Fynn, eagerly awaiting my arrival. He sits there long enough until he hears my car door shut in the garage and then he runs over to the garage door and barks until I open it. Usually, I… Continue reading A 13 Hour Roller Coaster

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The Unsettling Realization That Sudden Tragedy Can Happen To Any of Us

tragedy meaning: a very sad event or situation, especially one involving death or suffering --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It started out like every other weekend I've experienced, work followed by a day or two off, then the assumption of back to work on Monday. It truly was no different than any other weekend, until it was. I could… Continue reading The Unsettling Realization That Sudden Tragedy Can Happen To Any of Us

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Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom

When you are told your child has cancer your heart stops. I swear it! I remember being told my child had cancer and I immediately wanted to ball up and cry myself into oblivion. That is what I would consider the natural reaction, however, that isn’t the reaction you are allowed to have. You have… Continue reading Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom

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A Nurses Perspective On Seeing Cancer Everyday

There's something unsettling about seeing the most basic symptoms turn into a terminal cancer diagnosis. I can't tell you exactly when it happened. There isn't a time that I can pinpoint to and think "that's exactly when my way of thinking changed." There was no tragic event that happened that caused my mind to jumble… Continue reading A Nurses Perspective On Seeing Cancer Everyday