Tag Archives: gratitude

Cat Lady’s Last Chemo

On Friday, April 16th, I spent my last day in the infusion lounge at Hoag Hospital receiving my final chemo treatment.  Getting chemo isn’t uncomfortable or painful; it’s the knowing of the week-long (sometimes longer) side effects that lie ahead … Continue reading

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Choosing Optimism Over Fear

“Some day, yeah / We’ll walk in the rays of a beautiful sun Some day / When the world is much brighter” Lyrics to “Ooh Child” by Stan Vincent, performed by The Five Stairsteps I’m starting to feel like myself … Continue reading

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Catitude Begets Gratitude

On this Thanksgiving morning, as the aroma of my homemade pumpkin bread baking away wafts down the hall into the living room where I sit sipping coffee and watching my three feline compadres eat their turkey pate breakfast, my thoughts … Continue reading

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