Learning how to chill.

Tomorrow will mark four weeks from my hysterectomy and I have to say, I saw my recovery going a little differently. I had a lot of plans and ideas for the six to eight weeks I was going to get “off” in order to recover, but if there’s anything that this process has taught me, […]

Taking Stock.

Time has done funny, funny things since I found out I have cancer. (First time writing that out. They tell me it’s a big step, and it must be because it sucks. I’m still not sure if I’m ready to say the words. I’d much rather say FUCK CANCER… and I do. Repeatedly.) As I […]

“We can rebuild her. We have the technology.”

As you may have noticed, I didn’t have a blog entry for last week. And it wasn’t because there wasn’t anything to talk about. I actually had a positive update, having lost nearly three pounds that week AND finally dipping under 290. You would have thought I’d have been shouting from the rooftops. Instead I […]

Diagnosis: Fat

Yesterday I went to the doctor for two things: my ongoing and increasing back pain and horrendous menstrual periods, which I wanted to ensure didn’t have anything to do with each other. The reason for this was because I had started to see some progress with my back, but another hellish cycle struck and I […]

Patience is a virtue… that I don’t have.

It should probably go without saying that I like things done. I like to cross things off lists. I like to shift things from the To Do pile to the Done pile with relative speed and efficiency. It’s one of the things that make me such a prolific writer, having completed 33 novels, 28 of […]