I Have Cancer

It's a frightening thing to say; to admit. And on Valentine's Day 2019, I learned at my local ER that I have cancer. Chronic myeloid leukemia, to be precise. The same cancer that killed my husband's grandmother; a version of the cancer that plagues my grandmother now; a cancer that allegedly isn't hereditary; a cancer … Continue reading I Have Cancer

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Better Living Through Fewer Vitamins

Last school year my (then) first-grade son had the terrible habit of never washing his hands. We threatened, we cajoled, we grounded him, we went over proper hand-washing and the vital importance of it, but all to no avail (he must get his stubborn streak from his dad). And so our family passed around some … Continue reading Better Living Through Fewer Vitamins