My Hopeful Life Blog

The MBC cloak

Take a deep breath.  Breath in and out.  Close your eyes. Repeat. This is a simple exercise I do often each day to ground myself.  Right now, it’s hard…   I am fearful that the lining of my lungs is filling with cancerous fluid (as suspected in a recent scan) and as a result – I […]

Thanks and giving.

I was ready to put cancer away for Thanksgiving (which also happens to be my 42nd birthday).   It’s just been a lot lately, but as I woke up this morning at our farm I realized first I needed to get out some feelings… and process the past couple weeks.  It’s quiet… the boys are sleeping, […]

11 years…

I’m 30 years old, 7 months pregnant, I dress up for Halloween wearing an orange shirt with a pumpkin drawn on my big round belly.  Our little two year old dinosaur trick or treats for the first time with his monkey and princess friends. I am planning the McWane Science Center annual fundraiser,  Beaker Bash.  […]

I am safe.

Thank you for the outpouring of love and support as we faced our first MBC progression diagnosis. It’s been a crazy couple of weeks – hosting 500+ friends for Hope Scarves annual event, Colors of Courage (a huge success… more on that below), soccer tournaments, scans, doctor appointments, phone calls, more scans, escaping to Maine […]

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