Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Good Wife

A few days before transplant, when Michael was at home. I read Psalm 119. It’s long and covers a myriad of my issues; having my eyes opened, that my life is down in the dust and I need life given … Continue reading

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For Michael part three

Told him to seriously consider a divorce. I had family and friends, I could figure something out. He never did. In fact he dug in his heels and cared more, loved me stronger and became a patient man before my … Continue reading

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For Michael part two

I found out Michael had never owned or read a Bible. Wow! He got one there and at lunch would read out of it, sometimes. He and I started hosting a weekly community group in our home every Monday night. … Continue reading

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For Michael part one

For Michael Something that I find both embarrassing and appalling about myself is that I am just now thinking about being a good wife. I am in a love with Michael I have never known before. Let me back up…. … Continue reading

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The PT/OT Nightmare Day

I am a week today, post transplant and I’m feeling good. I am told that I’ve been cleared to leave my two door, negative pressure, isolation room and go workout in the PT/OT gym. Even though I am still neutropenic … Continue reading

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Transplant Day

I have felt overwhelmingly under- prepared to be here. Most of the first days were like hiking a trail in the High Sierras and asking what I should have in my backpack hours into the hike, in middle of nowhere. … Continue reading

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Thoughts From 10,000 feet

I find myself greedy for the prayers of others I want to be lifted towards God I want my name whispered before His throne My life to be His I fly away from home for my healing Determined to be … Continue reading

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A Return to Love

In the past two days I’ve watched three movies. The Grace Card, starring Lou Gossett, Jr., Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium and the Eighties classic, Xanadu. All three talk of believing, magic and imagination. Believing in God, ourselves, humanity and love. … Continue reading

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To Dance at a Wedding

Whatever it is that makes us us, never goes away. Like true love- It never ceases. I feel happy and connected. It’s easy to recall memories. It’s hard to imagine two decades have been lived. Time stopped still for me … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Seven Years Apart

I am home now, enjoying it until I leave again next week. Chicago part two awaits. I’m loving being home, driving and going out to lunches and playing with my dogs. I sit and watch the coverage of Hurricane Isaac … Continue reading

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