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Day 205; Footnotes of A Big Deal For Me.

Have you ever wanted so badly to do something, but were afraid? The pesky what if’s running rampant in your mind. Making you physically ill, trembling badly and wanting only to turn and run. But when and if you do, … Continue reading

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Day 134; Footnotes of Missing (out)

 Tomorrow, May 15th, the Jeep group that I am part of will be participating on what is a rather large event. National Go Topless day, the jeeps will be topless. Since the top will not come off my Compass, I … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Participate In Relay For Life

 And have for the last thirteen years. I went for a physical not long after my fiftieth birthday. During that visit, the doctor told me that he thought it time for me to have a mammogram. Before that he had … Continue reading

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Why I Risk so Much

       Why?            Why would I risk annoying people and have those same people start avoiding me? “Oh there she comes….HIDE!” Why, do I continue to write about, to speak about, to basically almost live and breathe Relay for … Continue reading

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Relay Part Two and why it was needed

Our scheduled Relay for Life event on May ninth, was pretty much a non event. Mother Nature struck and struck hard. To call it a wash out is not completely accurate. There was much more to it than that.  On … Continue reading

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Baggin’ It; In Memory or In Honor of..

               Have you ever attended a Relay for Life event?  Arriving you see the signs, the banners announcing the event, staged at the entrance to the track. Your eyes scan the many tents that fill the area around the field. … Continue reading

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The Challenge Has Been Made, are you up for it?

This is part of an email that was waiting for me when I got home from work this afternoon: It’s a 48 Hour Challenge! Raise just $48 in the next 48 hours to help finish the fight! Let’s see how … Continue reading

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I Found Out

 I found out today that another person I know has been diagnosed with cancer. I like and respect this person. What I know of them they are good, hardworking people. They always have a moment to acknowledge and if not … Continue reading

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 I do not live my life in fear. I do not jump at every sound, cringe at every shadow. Even as the knowledge is and always will be there, just in the back of my mind, the knowing, I had … Continue reading

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   Alone. The very worst feeling, was feeling alone. Like there was no one out there who understood. Of course there was people who had an understanding of what they endured, but no one can ever fully comprehend your feelings … Continue reading

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