Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Last Ponytail

I think we are born with the question “Who am I?” I think it’s in our DNA to want to know why we are here and if we matter. It’s a craving that is never really satisfied. When good things … Continue reading

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60 Mile Breast Cancer Walk

In 1999 I did a sixty mile walk for breast cancer with Rachel, one of my best and funniest girlfriends. We were young, in shape and always up for the next adventure. To this day I have no idea why … Continue reading

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Humility

What I didn’t see coming was all the down time. Home alone every day except for Wednesday when I still drove over to work out with Cherri. OMIGAWD this was hard! This was mind numbing. Days became excruciating. Finding quality … Continue reading

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Little Red Convertable

Without the extra money I was getting from the store, I decided to sell my car. It was a beautiful red convertible that we had bought a year ago when I started driving again. I had gone grocery shopping with … Continue reading

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One Dream Dies

May 15, 2012, was the last day our store was open. It was okay. When I left I didn’t look back. There were a few customers with my brother and the accountant and her husband were there, so I just … Continue reading

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Gold Jesus and The Saint

I immediately start tapering off the chemotherapy, down half a pill a week. It will take a month to be done. We also decrease steroids down to 500 mg, then three infusions at 125 mg, then the last three will … Continue reading

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I Am

My entire life, my father has lamented that I do not know the meaning of the word, no. It’s true, I don’t. It’s what made me a great salesperson and I’m sure a very difficult child to raise. I am … Continue reading

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Chicago

We arrive in Chicago when all the tulips are in bloom. It’s mid April and they are everywhere. Blocks and blocks of color coordinated beautiful flowers. In front of every store on Michigan Avenue and everywhere else we went. Now … Continue reading

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Being Broken

The book, Where is God When It Hurts by Philip Yancy, arrived at my friend Renes’ church. She was at a Tuesday morning Bible study and in walks a woman handing her the book for me. It was from a … Continue reading

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My First Ray of Hope

So it’s January 2012 and I have been sick two years. How is that possible? I feel like this means something, that I should be learning something but WHAT? I was told, by a friend of mine from Leadership Cobb, … Continue reading

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