Funny moments, Relationships

Our First Date

  Martin and I like to look back on our “first date” with fond memories. The funny thing is, when we started comparing how the date and the lead up to it went, we had quite different versions of the same story. So, here, in all its glory, is the story of our first date,… Continue reading Our First Date

Childhood cancer, Funny moments

Vacation

Ahhh... the sun on my face, the sand between my toes, the soft wind blowing and the distant noises of kids playing combined with seagulls screaming overhead.... I am sitting in a long chair on a beach in Trouville-Sur-Mer, Normandy, enjoying the sunny day. The weather in Normandy is exactly what people kept telling me… Continue reading Vacation

Childhood cancer, Funny moments

Living in the “Now”

So one of the things that you learn when you are in the middle of a cancer diagnosis (or other major crisis, actually), is the importance of living in the present moment. You learn to value each happy day, each healthy day, and to not dwell on the "what ifs" of the future. Now how… Continue reading Living in the “Now”