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Step 2 – Cancer

So me and my enlarged spleen went to the hematologist/oncologist for about a month and a half.  They ran tests, forgot to run tests, and ran tests again.  The diagnosis finally came in late November… hairy cell leukemia.  By this … Continue reading

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Camping with eight year olds

Boy, camping sure is a lot different now.  We skipped about camping for about two years but we did have some fires at home and with our neighbors. Now the kids are riding bikes, fishing and playing a lot on … Continue reading

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How work has changed

I left the working world back in March of 2008 when the Triplets were about 18 months old.  If you have read this blog before you know I owned my new position as a SAHD.  One of the things that … Continue reading

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The lead up to cancer diagnosis

I guess I should first write about being diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia.  Yes, I realize that it is a VERY funny name.  It is also VERY rare and VERY treatable.  The whole story started with a cannon ball.  Not … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it has been almost two years!

Where to begin… In the last two years a lot has happened!  First, the kids are in second grade.  In April of last year on the same day the CEO quit her job and I started my career back up … Continue reading

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We won!

Wait, is that a good thing?  Now we have at least one more baseball game.  It was nothing short of amazing how they played the first inning.  Almost everyone hit off the coach pitch. They actually RAN between the bases! … Continue reading

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A testing we will go….

I may have said this before… “I don’t read, I can, but I don’t.”  With the Triplets being in school I have learned that if I choose not to read things it can leave them and me in the lurch.  … Continue reading

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Procrastination

I told a friend the other day that I elevate procrastination to an art form.  No, really, I do.  The friend I told that to is a close friend that I want to help.  I actually feel the need to … Continue reading

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Regrets….

I saw a Yahoo article about a mother who wrote about regretting her kids.  She said in the post “Still, I wished no harm on Stuart and invested every ounce of my energy in caring for him. Even so, I … Continue reading

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Teaching the kids to sharpen their knives

No, I am not really teaching them to sharpen an actual knife but it is a great analogy for what I do what to teach them.  I may be off on this but you do not actually want to “sharpen” … Continue reading

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