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Running for My Life · 1W ago

Ten years ago this month things were not so good

At bottom right, 11 years volunteeringI might have burned myself out with my last post – I haven't felt like blogging.But I figure that although no news is often said to be good news, people might think something terrible happened – which they correc...
Running for My Life · 3W ago

Happy Anniversary to my Ex-Husband

Hitched at Tappan Hill, Tarrytown NY. Michael Gordon photoYesterday when walking the dog, ...
Running for My Life · 4W ago

Sliced finger gets in way of slicing on court

Today is a tennis day, but I couldn't go because I was being nice to the dog.Specifically, when cleaning out the fridge for trash day, I decided to slice some chicken off the bone for Maddie...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Outdoor tennis and new plan (re the drivers)

First day of tennis at the Canoe Club.While most dress down to go outside, I am dressing U...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Thoughts of both parents around Mother's Day

With two other volunteers in Whately I usually walk Maddie into the woods at the end of my driveway to briefly do her business. The other day when she stopped and wouldn't go, I realized it was because I had forgotten to put her collar on."Oh, we for...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Easy peasy (kind of sort of)

Still life, real lifeA friend drove me to Dana-Farber Wednesday, so I have no complaints about the driver.First stop was 11th floor, head and neck oncology, to see Dr. Goguen, "the tongue doctor" who scooped out a piece of my tongue that had dysplasi...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Two years with the light therapy already

First day at ECP, two years agoThe light therapy, the internal sunburn, the blood thing: T...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Why I wore tennis clothes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Lunch and dessertIt was good to get back to tennis.I had a great time at the round robin in Enfield. The courts were free afterwards and so four of us stayed an extra half an hour. Total time was from a little after 9 until 11. I was pretty tired but...
Running for My Life · 1M ago

Ten good things

With Nell and Uncle Joe1. Stitches out of head and calf today.2.  Exercise can begin again.3. BP normal at doctor visit today (was high at Dana-Farber last week).4. Hematocrit normal (was lo...
Running for My Life · 2M ago

Threatened, cut, zapped and stitched

DinnerAs I wrote in my Facebook rant on the way to get my Mohs surgery yesterday, the driver was one of the worst, starting with arriving half an hour late and then ignoring my directions to...