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lauren b.

New York, New York
Hello. I've lived in New York for the past 6 years but am originally from Wisconsin. I'm into pilates and healthy eating and participating in new and interesting events around my area.
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*sigh* by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer As most of you know, I've been anxious to have my hair back, my eyebrows back, my eyelashes back. It's going to take a while. I can see the hair on my head. There is the fai ... Read on »
A Moment by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Cara was sprawled in a living room chair and stretched lazily. Suddenly she was clutching her foot and yelping "Ow! OW! OWWWWW!" Her brother looked at her from the other cha ... Read on »
A New Way of Life by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The kids' grandfather has just moved back to the eastern half of the country. We reconnected. He's recently widowed, and lonely, I think. Starting all over again. Tentativ ... Read on »
A Post about Nothing by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It's probably stupid to have favorite trees, but I do. Most of them are old and gnarled and huge. This one appears to have been struck by lightning at some point. It's a gr ... Read on »
A Sight for Sore Eyes by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer One thing that I love about people who have had cancer is that they reach out, automatically to other cancer fighters. It's instinctive, and it is heartfelt, and I love that ... Read on »
Ack. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Ever notice how much easier it is to wake up in the morning when you've had a good night's sleep? I was feeling kind of foolish about my three glasses of wine, but gotta ... Read on »
Ack. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer My dad had a saying. "Anyone can quit smoking. It takes a real man to die of lung cancer." My dad was a real man. He was diagnosed, and he went quickly. It seemed like his ... Read on »
Alien Abductions of 'Mikes'? by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I was a little surprised when I went to one of my favorite blogs a while back, and it was simply gone. I e-mailed him to ask 'what gives?' but never received an answer. Mike ... Read on »
All is Well. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I did not realize that I was going to be awake for the removal of the mediport. I was pretty squeamish about that. I don't know why, exactly, but I was dreading that appoint ... Read on »
And by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I am in a strange place. Friday's episode in Subway caught me off guard. I've been working hard. I'm tired. The idea that, after 'fighting' cancer, I'm now 'waiting to see' ... Read on »
Announcement to 'my sheep' by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday's post generated a quick response: "you seem to be very good at not judging people! NOT! if it isn't what your views are you're very quick to condemn peop ... Read on »
Another News Flash! by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Dear Cara, I have removed the mustard stain from your Clarion hoodie. Love, Mom. Read on »
Another Sad Story by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I pulled off the road into a bank parking lot today to make a call on my cell phone. I watched a young girl pedal up on a bike. I know this girl. She is beautiful and a very ... Read on »
Another Wedding by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A small country chapel housed the most beautiful wedding ceremony I have seen for a while. My nephew Tommy vowed to walk beside his wife and hold her hand. He also vow ... Read on »
Anticipation by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Christmas is different when the kids are grown up. Not worse. Just different. Mostly what is missing is the anticipation. Little kids get excited about Christmas. By Chris ... Read on »
Back to Normal by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We went to the new house today. It just needs some cosmetic repair work done, updating things. It should be ready to go in a couple weeks. I cleaned cupboards, wiped down ... Read on »
Be Back Soon by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I get my medport removed this afternoon. I'll be back when I can. Read on »
Be Still by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday's news bothered me something awful. After 88 years on this earth, the man was still so full of hatred. How can that be? What does God do with people like that? How ... Read on »
Because I Can by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer ************************* Not having the time of my life, but I can stand it. Be back soon. Read on »