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Debby Patient Expert

., Pennsylvania
I was diagnosed, originally, at the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2008. Cancer is scary. It's tough stuff. I have also learned that cancer is a learning time, a time of blessings, a time of connectedness, and time to re-evaluate and to celebrate.  
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Coming up for air! ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Coming up for air! *gasp, cough* Takes deep breath, goes back under. Okay. Who's the wise guy playing the theme from Jaws? Read on »
This is heavy snow ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This is heavy snow. Driving in this stuff makes me nervous. This, my friends, is a white out. You will see that you cannot see much beyond the h ... Read on »
Did not take pictures today. ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Did not take pictures today. Did take one final exam. Am confident that I did not 'bomb' it. Did work on my paper today, for several hours. I am sure that it's present ... Read on »
Have you ever just wanted a da ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Have you ever just wanted a day to be done, with all your heart? At the same time, you don't want to be done with your coffee, because that will mean that you have to get up ... Read on »
I got very discouraged earlier ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I got very discouraged earlier in the week. Two team projects, two problems with team dynamics, and I find myself wondering if what I've been told all my life is true: am I ... Read on »
I was trying to upload picture ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I was trying to upload pictures from my new camera, but alas: blogger is behaving badly tonight. After three tries, I give up. Nothing to report, not really. Worked on th ... Read on »
I worked today, and I made it ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I worked today, and I made it by the skin of my teeth. I'd managed to get stuck in the driveway, at the end, where the snow plow leaves that 'hump' of snow. I dashed back to ... Read on »
Please God. Let this group ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Please God. Let this group project end. And let me get a decent grade. And please remind me when Young Girl says, with sincere eyes, "Really. Tell me what you think ... Read on »
So, today, I was at work, and ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer So, today, I was at work, and it was freight day. I was lifting a case of dog food to a shelf when the cardboard tray buckled, and one of the cans slipped free and hit me on ... Read on »
Still here. Sunday even ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Still here. Sunday evening...in just four days, I'll be reading a book. If I wanna. Tired and discouraged. In the meantime, wander over and encourage Ha ... Read on »
This morning, I slept in. I wa ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This morning, I slept in. I was so tired yesterday that I actually got nauseous getting ready for school. As I tried to ignore it, it simply got worse, so finally, I went ba ... Read on »
Today makes it official. I am ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today makes it official. I am two thirds of the way through this class, and my head has not exploded. I have two mega exams on Monday, one in lab, one in lecture. I went ... Read on »
Today, I was able to go to chu ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today, I was able to go to church for the second week in a row. I've given up my Sunday School teaching spot, because it is just too frustrating to have to find a sub if I'm ... Read on »
Well, I had a nice sleep last ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Well, I had a nice sleep last night, and that made up for the whole bad day at work. Some days are like that, I know. People bring their dogs into Tractor Supply. Sunday ... Read on »
&%#$(^)!@!!!!!!!! by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer "It's snowing again!" she cried. Literally. The end. Read on »
"Here, kitty, kitty, kitty...." by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We have an abundance of wildlife in this area. I've always been glad that we live here for that reason. The Game Commission is supposed to have trapped a 600 pound bear fr ... Read on »
'Tis the season... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday, I went Christmas shopping with Cara. When you have a kid as particular about her clothes as Cara, you do NOT want to buy her clothes for Christmas. Well. Not clot ... Read on »
'Twas the Night before Finals by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I've studied most of the day away. I feel like I know nothing. We have an OT facebook page, and I checked on things and discovered that other students had posted some questi ... Read on »
****CLARIFICATION!**** by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Oh, gosh, I slapped that last post together before I headed out the door for work. 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' was totally cut and pasted from a Robert Frost site. I did not notic ... Read on »
*click* by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Sometimes, with all the school stuff, I get overwhelmed, and I find that I lose sight of the 'big picture'. I can't see the forest for the trees, I guess. And that is the wa ... Read on »