Reality Bites

Top 5 Reality Bites

I wanted to talk a little bit about the new realities that I am dealing with on a daily basis. I think that it is so important to stay strong and positive as much as possible but there are some things about li...

Vanity

I have always had a little bit of vanity. I like to dress up, put on makeup and look my best. I always tried to stay in shape and take care of my body. To say that my relationship has changed with my body o...

Anxiety

I have always said that I would rather have something wrong with my physical health than something terminally wrong with my mental health. As we understand physical pain and suffering so much more, there is mo...

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 ...

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 ...

Induced Menopause

There is nothing that raises a cancer patient's spirits like...... MENOPAUSE! Here the highs and lows of the first week at home at the beginning of November. https://youtu.be/oq_bTPmpELM https://youtu...

Pain Meds and Other Frustrations

I try to stay positive as much as possible but there are (obviously) some things about this that are just terrible and difficult to deal with. The reason that I was in the hospital for so long was because we w...

Karla Explains Her Cancer

The first few days in the hospital were a STEEP learning curve. The biggest thing that I learned was that I really knew nothing about cancer. But, I am quickly becoming an expert in my cancer. https://yout...

My Time to Cry

I try to present a positive attitude and be as hopeful and happy and silly as possible throughout all of this. But, I'm still human and this is a huge scary change in all of my family's life and there is ba...
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