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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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Monkey, pumpkin and footed jammies. by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We had such a wonderful weekend. William was here, and he loved the pumpkin that Mary and Danny gave him. One of Danny's hobbies is growing giant pumpkins. This is one ... Read on »
His Mysterious Ways. by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer There are times in life when you just know for a fact that someone far bigger than you is running the show. Life has been an amazing lately. I went to a candlelight vigil ... Read on »
People are stupid. by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This was the great weekend of T2SDA. Truckers were going to stand for our constitution. Thousands of trucks were to head to Washington DC and shut the place down. How this s ... Read on »
Found! by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer While I was at work on Tuesday, Tim found the mysterious bottle in the wall of the 1848 house. I have not seen it. He felt the honor of reading it first should go to the pr ... Read on »
Just a Sunday in October by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A grove of locust trees along the river. A small boy celebrates autumn. The same small boy leads his grandpa to look at the train in the shop w ... Read on »
Deceived... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer So I've got this new camera that I'm bound and determined to learn. It doesn't have a written instruction manual. It is on a disk. If I had a printer, I could probab ... Read on »
Today by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today I had to drive out to Bradford. It is just starting to turn into fall here. I wanted to take a picture of the bear crossing sign they have at the edge of town, but it ... Read on »
My Little Town by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer William took a walk with his grandmother and her new camera. These pictures were just practice. I've never given a lot of thought to things like composition and that. I'm ju ... Read on »
Sickening by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We live in a quiet corner of the world, a place where not much happens. Imagine waking up to this in the morning paper. I look at this kid's face, and it hurts my heart ... Read on »
New Hobby by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I went out today and bought myself a camera. It is nothing fancy . I figure that as I pick up skills, I might be inclined to upgrade, but I thought that it made sense to sta ... Read on »
Shiny things by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday, Grandpa left in his truck to go to one of the new houses. He was meeting a bulldozer there. Now William does not miss an opportunity to 'hep' his grandpa, ... Read on »
How's it hanging? by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer After two years, it has finally happened. It took a while, but all 26 windows have curtains. Read on »
Balance by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today's news was awful. The weather has been gray and cold. Our second frost warning of the fall has been issued. Cold weather makes my pain issues worse, and that wea ... Read on »
This and that. by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We had a bit of a cold spell. On a whim, I responded by putting together a large pot of cream of cauliflower soup, because when it is chilly, soup hits the spot. The temp ... Read on »
The Kimono by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today, we were working at the new house. There are always peculiar things that are left behind when a person leaves, things that you would not expect. Today I found a silk k ... Read on »
Boats by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Last weekend, we had little William. We took him for a boat ride. This boat is called the Chautauqua Belle . Ever his grandpa's grandbaby, he was very inter ... Read on »
Small stories. by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Do you ever wonder about the little stories you glimpse but do not know the whole of? Every morning, I see a solidly built young man plodding along side the highway in a ... Read on »
Inner Voice by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I've been really dragging lately, so I tend to get things done in spurts of energy. This weekend was no exception. I charged through the house putting things to right, getti ... Read on »
Making a Memory by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today, I walked to church. It was such a pretty morning, and it was nice to hear the whirring of the cicadas. My church is early, and as I passed by the playground that Will ... Read on »
William had a very busy day to ... by Debby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer William had a very busy day today, what with 'hepping memaw' and then watching the heavy equipment in the street in front of the house. We went to the library to pick up "Th ... Read on »