So, you’ve decluttered, purged, and got rid of the stuff(at least for this round,)and things look pretty good. Now comes some organizing. Let the fun begin. In my pantry, which is a stainless steel restaurant shelving, I use Ikea jars. Plus 1/2 gallon Ball jars. I like them equally but the IKEA jars are almost 1/2 […]
That’s the title of a very interesting article I just read in the Smithsonian magazine.
Too bad the article doesn’t provide any examples from the cancer world, but I suppose it doesn’t have to, really…I mean, the point is really…
Live Lagom is a wonderful little book on the Swedish way of living a balanced life. We all need more balance in our lives and Lagom brings that to us. This book is written well and the categories are easy to follow. I enjoyed this book and would recommend it. This book was given to me […]
Ahhh, to have the things out of the house. It’s very freeing and leaves open lots of possibilities. It’s best to follow, though, the one in one out rule once you’ve done a good purge. So, if you buy a new T-shirt and the old one goes out. Same with everything, although, one caveat might be if […]
Just days ago (12.30.17), I “celebrated” my 8 year Myeloma diagnosis anniversary. Whoohoo! Soon after that, the world clock turned over to 2018, and we all celebrated the fresh new year.
I was looking forward to telling you of all my …
After consultation with my Myeloma Specialist/Hematologist, I’ve made the choice to add a new chemo to my Pomalyst chemo treatment. My December blood test results show that my cancer levels have increased from 8 in November to between 10 and … Continue reading →
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I love this quote. It’s so true!! Just yesterday we dropped a load at Goodwill Express and then the pet donation thrift store and pet bookstore. They had been in the back of my VW for at least a month. I had hemmed and hawed at dropping off my practically new Dansko shoes( I paid […]
The American Society of Hematology meeting is the largest meeting of experts in the world for blood cancers. How any patient or patient advocate can sort through the mountain of data presented at these meetings is next to impossible? How do we uncover the “best of the best abstracts” on myeloma care and treatment? I asked some of the world’s best myeloma specialists what they considered to be their favorites from ASH 2017. I am so pleased to provide thi […]
I always loved the song, ‘ Inch by inch, row by row, gonna make this garden grow’… When we were Quakers, we would often sing this song before meeting.It reminds me of what minimalism is. Doing a little at a time, inch by inch to get to that place where simplicity lives. Minimalism is a journey into […]
We haven’t had a lot of rain this season, so it’s a welcome sight. It is fairly warm out 62 or so, so nice temps. It’s supposed to rain all day and into the night. We might be walking in the rain tomorrow. I went and had the wellness check and it was all good. Actually, […]