Here’s some bad poetry to celebrate the pause after the madness: ‘Tis the day after Christmas, and now I can rest. The hoopla is over, and I’ve done my best. ‘Twas joyful and happy, my family’s content Now that it’s over, myself, I am spent! The world, it went on while the holidays roared my [...]
Here’s some bad poetry to celebrate the pause after the madness:
‘Tis the day after Christmas, and now I can rest.
The hoopla is over, and I’ve done my best.
‘Twas joyful and happy, my family’s content
Now that it’s over, myself, I am spent!
The world, it went on while the holidays roared
my children concerned with the stuff they have scored.
The season has hijacked commitments and causes.
I now am glad for the end of these pauses.
My blogs are neglected, my house is a mess
farewell has been said to the family and guests.
My friends fighting cancer are breaking my heart.
2012 a new year of advocacy will start.
Soon another year comes, a new chance to give
every sweet day a new chance to live.
Soon five years will have passed since they named my disease,
now I move forward with e’er greater ease.
A new year is coming, may this be the best!
For you and for yours, may we all get some rest!
Now the kids are putting the lights on the tree, with Christmas carols in the background. Cool! On Thursday night, we were at the ER with my son, who evidently could have had appendicitis. He had been throwing up for four days straight, and the docs were worried. When they told me to bring him [...]
Now the kids are putting the lights on the tree, with Christmas carols in the background. Cool!
On Thursday night, we were at the ER with my son, who evidently could have had appendicitis. He had been throwing up for four days straight, and the docs were worried. When they told me to bring him in, I was worried too! It was a long night of IV fluids with anti-nausea meds, blood tests, poking and prodding, and preparing for a CT scan that fortunately was not needed. Phew! Anyway, the crisis has passed, and I am hoping that we can enter the season of holiday madness with some calm.
I have lightened up my schedule a bit, as I said I would. I gave up one part time job that took me away from my children in the afternoons, so I feel easier going into the holiday season.
My daughter just spilled sprinkles from the gingerbread house all over the floor. In text language, gtg!
Life is good. Appreciating it especially since I’ve lightened my load, and superstitiously thinking that we’ve had enough excitement for a few months. Thinking tonight of my IBC sisters who are fighting, wishing them peace and sweet times with their wonderful families.
About The LIberation of Persephone/ElizabethElizabeth Danu started this blog to provide a postive and useful resource for people facing cancer and thier loved ones. She is now a ten year survivor of Stage IIIC Inflammatory Breast cancer, enjoying her post-cancer life as a mom, blogger, speaker, wellness consultant and unquenchable optimist. She also sings and performs regularly with her a capella quartet, Curious Blend.
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