Chocolate Kind of Day

It was a chocolate type of day – you know?…the kind that melts all smooth and creamy like.  My children are making my eyes bulge from my head and on top of that, I have cabin fever!  Have you ever had one of those days?  <Sunshine where are you?>  We had a massive cold-front come…

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Introducing Tysen David Fritz

Tysen David Fritz is my “little bull” in the china shop. He is the reason that we use the phrase, “hands in pockets”. Have you ever seen Madagascar, the movie? There is a penguin named Private who has to push any and all buttons and he gets himself and everyone else into a lot of trouble…

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What Chemotherapy Is Like #1-6

I was the “Side Effect Queen”, because even my side effects had side effects; I mean if there was an effect to be had… I would have it. Simply put, chemotherapy in itself is a series of intravenous infusions of single or multiple types of poison meant to kill cancer cells, problem is, it kills…

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Introducing Ayden Timothy Fritz

Ayden Timothy Fritz is a very deep personality. More so then I would ever expect from a 10 year old boy.  He is very quick to catch on and he understands feelings exceptionally well and even though he is 10, he is pure and innocent. The way kids should be.  He has guy buddies and girl buddies. Zero drama. (There…

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They Ate My Pie

Just under 3 minutes was as long as it took for them to eat my pie.  It arrived to the table.  Pecan pie unlike I’ve ever eaten before.  Supposedly, the boys weren’t interested.  Piranhas, both of them; attacking relentlessly with a vengeance, not even the decorative swirls on the plate left over. As I engaged…

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What Chemotherapy Is Like #7-12

Welcome back!  If you haven’t seen #1-6, check that blog out.  If I can help just one person with this information, I will consider this a success! #7. Pain: chemotherapy is a poison therapy intended to KILL cells and it does. You can die from chemotherapy…they will never admit that but, after all, it is…

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