Five Years Cancer Free!

This month my husband is OFFICIALLY five years cancer free!  I’ve sat down numerous times trying to put these feelings into words and nothing seems to fit how I feel.  I want to yell at the top of my lungs….we did it!  I’ve hesitated sharing this part of my life to the internet world.  But let’s face it, it is a big part of my life.  Part of me will always be changed from this experience.  Some for the better and some for the worst.  But mostly for the better. It was a beautiful September day and we were headed to Hawaii to see one of our great friends.  Living in Chicago, we woke up extra early to beat traffic to the airport.  We hopped in the cab and headed to O’hare.  Only to discover we went to the wrong airport! We ran back to the taxi area and in…

Lucy Jane as Seen in Pregnancy and Newborn

I was contacted back in August by Pregnancy & Newborn magazine to ask if they could possibly include one of my nursing covers in their October print edition.  I was like….ummm YAHHH!!!  I shipped a nursing cover to their office and then convinced myself it would not be included.  Erring on the side of caution.  My husband came home from work and asked about my day.  I very casually said “oh yah, I was contacted by this magazine today.”  He then explained how this was a really big thing and we should celebrate.  My plan worked perfectly…ha-ha.  I reread their e-mail about twenty times trying to read between the lines to see what my odds would be.   They said to contact them at the beginning of September.  I very cautiously typed an e-mail asking if it would be included and they replied YES!  That of course, needed another celebration dinner. …