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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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Normal by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I wake up, and surprisingly, I feel rested. I get up, come downstairs, put the dog out, flip through the blogs I follow daily, drink the first of my two cups of coffee. It ... Read on »
Great Day by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I tried to down load the videos. Someone will have to show me, because I'm apparently not the brightest crayon in the box. Anyways.... ************* http://www.youtu ... Read on »
It Is What It Is by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer One thing that sent me reeling was the 'onc' report. That report talks specifically about the cancer. It refers to it as highly aggressive. Because of this report, the onc ... Read on »
LOL by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We have discussed the whole 'I can haz cheezburger' phenomenon. Cara is a fan. Actually so am I. Cara believes that the mispellings make the site even funnier. ... Read on »
Vote by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer If you're American, I hope that you're voting today. We are doing that as soon as the polls open up at 7, and then the country bumpkins are headed to the big city of Pitts ... Read on »
Inspired by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The editor of our small town newspaper sent an e-mail that ended with this line: 'Newspapers and drunks have a guardian angel that looks after them to keep them from harm ... Read on »
Radioactive by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today, I baked Tim a homemade apple pie using the apples we bought at the Farmer's Market yesterday. I was taking Barb's advice. I was taking a day off from the worries at ... Read on »
Second Opinion by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I wrestled with it all night long, sleepless. I simply could not ignore it. For the first time, I realized what a monumental shock it was to Tim to hear the words "It was ... Read on »
Kids by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Dylan's headed back to Allentown, and Cara's headed back to Clarion. It was a nice time having everyone at home. Thanksgiving night we sat up until after 1 AM reminiscing. ... Read on »
Dumbstruck by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Someone told my daughter 'If your mother's faith is as strong as she thinks it is, she'll survive her cancer.' I was dumbstruck by this. 'If your mother's faith is as stro ... Read on »
Jobless in the USA by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The owner of Tim's company called Monday morning to tell the guys not to come in. He rents shop space, and has not paid the rent. The landlord padlocked the shop up over t ... Read on »
Encouraging by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer http://www.finishstrongmovie.com/ ***************** Yesterday, a reader called me. She just finished chemo, started her radiation. She wanted to be an encourager. WA ... Read on »
Horoscope by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer My horoscope today read: "You and many others are in a sticky situation. Some perceive recent events as disappointing, but the long view will prove that what's unfolding i ... Read on »
Queen of Denial by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Just call me Cleopatra. ************ There are different layers of intimacy for the people in my life. I have Tim, and the kids, and a few members of my own family, ... Read on »
Cara is Vindicated by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer ******** Cara is vindicated. Cara has been saying for years that cellists are hot. Cellists are totally awesome. Cara now feels that she can prove thi ... Read on »
Joys and Concerns by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer My ironing basket is empty. There's a joy (and one that I'm not all that accustomed to). I had a nice talk with a good friend on the phone. That was a joy too. I got the t ... Read on »
Hooray! by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday, Tim spent a great deal of time watching football. I guess these games are determining some pretty important stuff. Since I am not a football fan, these determin ... Read on »
Chemo by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Chemo Brain by Richard Harvey ** The things I do In anticipation of The things that I will do But I don't end up doing Because the thi ... Read on »
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer SARAH PALIN: Before it got to the other side, I shot the chicken, cleaned and dressed it, and had chicken burgers for lunch. BARACK OBAMA: The chicken crossed the r ... Read on »
I Resolve by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Dylan, Cara, and Cara's friends Sarah and Johnna did the Times Square thing for New Year's Eve. They spent a wonderful day in New York City, and got to walk in Central Par ... Read on »