Gratefulness & Joy

When I need a little happiness in my day, I just list off some of the many things I am grateful for and the things that bring me joy. https://youtu.be/JogkUZ9H3tg https://youtu.be/BpChMHFc7Qo ...

Dog Break!

Sometimes we all just need a little break with something adorable and sweet that will give you unconditional love. Have you met Hope yet? She is the star of our 5 Dogs Instagram and is the newest addition t...

Talking About My Cancer

Obviously, when you have cancer and it's diagnosed as terminal, you're going to have to have a lot of conversations about it. I am talking to medical people about it pretty much every day and talking about it ...

Amazing Female Moments

What more can I say about the incredible women that have surrounded and embraced me during my life and especially in the last six months? For those who are in the area, we have uplifting and fun hangouts w...

Presents from the Parkhills

I will never stop being thankful and trying to express my gratitude for the amazing people who have reached out to me, sent messages, come to visit and sent amazing gifts. I got a wonderful care package in...

Back to Normal

One of the things that you cherish the most when you're dealing with something like Terminal Cancer is those normal moments that are not about appointments or medicine or anything to do with your disease and y...

The Klubhouse Update

One of the things that I heard again and again when I was in the hospital was how great my family and friends were. Someone would come to visit every day and there were people coming from all over the country ...

Update from Al

Message is from Al, Since our last update, Karla has been back for 5 radiation treatments to the base of her skull & hips area. These radiation procedures typically leave her tired and as days progress ...

10 Reasons Cancer Has Made Me Happier

When we had a self-help quiz app at Tokii, we were always sharing and thinking about those articles on "Ways to Be Happier". I don't remember getting cancer as being one of them on any list.  And yet, ...

It Takes a Village

One thing I have learned along this journey is to have gratitude for all those people around and helping me. I know. It takes a village to manage a cancer patient like me. I wanted to take a minute j...