If Not For You, Do It For Your Kids

http://docmomma.blogspot.com/2017/03/if-not-for-you-do-it-for-your-kids.html Tuesday, March 7, 2017 NothingPink, Kelly Kashmer: My phone rang, and my two daughters and I were on the floor playing cars (loudly). You know how impossible it is to take a call with little ones around. As moms, we have this understanding that one eye or ear can attempt to focus, while the…

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We are forever learning.

I’ve always been sensitive to the fact that everybody handles situations differently. We will never know how we would handle something unless we are the ones going through it. Teresa never judged me and often nodded her head at me at the idea that I was convinced that chemotherapy would never make me sick. I…

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Tea Party and Such

The Tea Party went fabulously. Although my mind was in a million places, I am holding on to the fact that 150 women were able to learn about genetic testing and cancer from a medical professional and a real life story. That’s what this is all about. It took me a few days to recover,…

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I’m Awake Now

In May I had decided to stop taking my anxiety medication after all 700 surgeries. I felt the need to cleanse my body completely of all medicine (chemo, anesthesia, pills in general). Well, it was clean. I made it 8 months without my anxiety medicine. I’m not proud or saying it was successful. But I…

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Opening The Window

Even just a little Most people around me know that fall is my most favorite time of the year. I’m willing to sacrifice and have stuffy, runny noses and sneezing to let the fresh cool air come into my home. There is something about breathing in the crisp Carolina air that just makes you feel…

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Two Years Ago Today

Two years ago today I walked into a mahogany decorated room with dim lights, travel books, leather chairs and couches. I waited with Korey for what seemed to be days. The red lettering on the stacks of paper the doctor brought in had my mind racing. He sat down, and said in a quiet but…

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My Eyes Are Up Here . . .

It’s awkward, but someone needs to say it. I’m sure I would be guilty of the exact same thing if the tables were turned. I mean, it’s your boobies. They are front and center. They are eye catchers, candy! It’s okay when it’s someone you don’t mind looking. But, God, it is just absolutely so…

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