Month: March 2012

Grey Gardens and Me…

About a year ago I happened upon a movie called Grey Gardens, it changed my life forever. If you ever want to seriously reevaluate your living conditions, watch this movie. Its like Hoarders with disturbingly likable characters and lots of money. I have always been a notoriously sloppy person. I wait until my dishes are piled sky high and my laundry…

Dad’s and Sweet, Sweet Recovery…

So, we got some amazing news yesterday. My dad’s cancer is almost totally gone. No more chemo, one outpatient surgery on his adrenal gland and all signs of cancer in his liver is gone. No one can know how much longer he has on this beautiful Earth, but for now he is here and he is gaining strength every single…

Trauma and Momma’s…

OK. So. Good news, bad news time. Good news? My insides (so far) are normal. In 2 weeks, I’ll know if anything is off microscopically, but for now I’m running with this whole “normal” thing. Bad news? I basically will never trust another doctor so long as I live. Maybe that’s an overstatement, but really, the experience I had was…

Honesty…

So, Friday I go in for an endoscopy & colonoscopy. They call it a “double ender”, I call it “fun times” or “take me down to Xanax town” or “I wonder if I’ll see Edward during my Twilight Sleep?”or “the big show”… it’s gonna be totally fun! Well… not really. So my dad was diagnosed with colon cancer about 6…