Earlier this year, I began running for the second time. I had started running back in 2014 and kept it up for a good couple of years on a regular basis. Even through the 10 months of Hannah’s chemo treatments. Not only was it good exercise, but it was badly needed stress relief as well. […]
April 17, 2013 will always remain one of the scariest days of my life. Waiting while my (then) 10-year-old daughter was wheeled back for a surgery that was going to remove most of her right knee tissue, move muscles around in her leg and then cover everything up with a graft of skin taken from […]
If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout this whole process with Hannah’s knee tumor it’s to never count on any answer being the ‘final’ one. The whole process has been a rollercoaster and every time we think everything’s done and taken care of (for now), we get referred to yet another specialist. Not that I’m […]
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If you’d asked me 10 weeks ago whether or not I thought my older daughters would be capable of running (and finishing) a 5K, I would have been dubious at best. Not so much for my athletically-inclined 9-year-old, but my 11-year-old has always been the child who begged to ride in the stroller even when […]
Actually, both Abbi and Hannah completed their practice 5k for Girls on the Run last week (note the tagalong in the photo below – she ran in for the last few feet with Abbi on that lap). The big Celebration 5k is this coming Saturday – can’t wait to be there to cheer them on! […]