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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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Ken And Peryl by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Tim and I went to visit his brother, Dan and Dan's wife, Carrie, a couple years ago. In hindsight, I cannot tell you exactly how it came to be, but by the time we left ... Read on »
Getting Over It by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday, our computer got sick. It picked up some sort of virus, and started having some real violent symptoms almost immediately. Pop up warnings that we were infected ... Read on »
Sparks by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Well, it's official. One more chemo to go. I want to do something to mark the occasion. I've made up my mind to drive across the state to Allentown to see Dylan. He's been ... Read on »
February by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer There are three nice things about flipping the page on the calendar. The first is that I get to see a new picture of Australia. Thanks to Bush Babe, I am looking at a v ... Read on »
Unconditional Love by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The thing about kids is that they grow up. You raise them to do their own thinking, to be independent, and then, shock of shocks, they do just that. Tattoos are nothing ne ... Read on »
The First Orient Express by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This is a complete copy and paste job for Muse's Orient Express Adventure. It is a busy day here, and we've got two loads of firewood to collect. It's just a little history ... Read on »
Our Weekend by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Last night, the remnants of the warm weather left, but not before bringing a torrential downpour, and finally, a thunder and lightning storm, our first of the year. I love ... Read on »
Transformation by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Cara and her childhood friend, Sarah, went to Dylan's house for winter break. Dylan had finally caved. After years of living a very spartan life, he had decided that he ne ... Read on »
Cried Again by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I don't blog everything. You may be surprised to hear that, but it's true. There is a lot of interesting things that have come up during the course of this journey that I ... Read on »
Up for the Challenge by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The elliptical workouts have been going so well that (always in a hurry) I stepped it up to two workouts a day. A 30 minute one in the morning, a 45 minute one in the evenin ... Read on »
Winning by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I have, again, become one with my elliptical trainer. I've got to get physically fit to go back to my job. Is there anything more boring than working out on your own? (Answe ... Read on »
Whew! by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Tim tested for a company several weeks ago. We had given up hearing from them. Out of the blue, he received a call, and a job offer. It's a longer drive than I'd like, and i ... Read on »
Emotional...again. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer You know, maybe I'm getting excited over nothing. I got kind of emotional when I felt the first growth of my hair, although I could not see it. I got even more emotional w ... Read on »
Robin by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer "In the depths of winter, I learned that within me lie an invincible summer." Camus On February 26th, on the way to the cancer center, I saw my first robin of the year. ... Read on »
Oldies by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yeah, yesterday was one of those days that really, your best bet is to end it and go to bed early. We didn't get to do that though. I went to my dentist appointment. Shortes ... Read on »
Morning has Broken by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This day had a pretty inauspicious start. I was dumbing around at the cappuccino machine and managed to knock over a glass, and in my attempt to try to catch it, dropped a ... Read on »
Radiation by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today I go for the radiation simulation, to make sure that the measurments have been calculated correctly. Tomorrow the actual radiation will begin. 7:45 each morning for th ... Read on »
Radiation. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It feels like my chest has been roasting over an open fire. Strangely enough, it snowed yesterday, so I can also say that Jack Frost is nipping at my nose. I'm exhausted, ... Read on »
Waaaaaaaait a dang minute here... by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The radiation oncologist is a hoot. I like charactors, and he is one. Last week, another patient was telling me that our good doctor took a day off to go see the Eagles. T ... Read on »
Twitter by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Just did it. Twittered. 'What are you doing right now?' was the question. Hm. Thought for a moment, and then began to type. "Well, I just got home from work. I ... Read on »