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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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Blessing by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I was painting again today. I told Mike and Tim that they needed to entertain themselves for the day because I wasn't falling off the roof again. I'm a gal who learns from h ... Read on »
Lesson Learned by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We are painting this house. We have removed the rotten dilapidated shutters, and we have begun to paint it green, not a dark green, but sort of an antique-ish green col ... Read on »
The Local News by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Front page coverage today in the local newspaper about the bear. Sounds like Dave yelled at wingnut. http://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/517529.html Speaking ... Read on »
The Three Bears by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today a neighbor from one of the houses in town called for the name and phone number of the young man who did our gutter work. Before he hung up, he mentioned, "Oh, and you ... Read on »
Bound to Happen by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Well, it was bound to happen. I have so thoroughly blanketed the county with my reading glasses that today, when I was out and about, I saw something glinting on the ground. ... 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 »
Here's a first... by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer My hair is growing back. It's iron gray. It's very short. I cannot stand the wig at all any more. I wear a hat when I'm at work, but pretty much the rest of the time I ... Read on »
Good Times. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I had a short day at work today. I collected samples and did a couple treatments. I went back to the office. I have 'comp time' to burn, so I took the afternoon off. I went ... Read on »
Old E-Mails by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I have a bad habit. I just tend to let my e-mails build up. I have a couple hundred e-mails, and my responses to them from this past winter. I was in the process of deleting ... Read on »
Still Procrastinating. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer see more Lolcats and funny pictures Yeah. Okay. Still procrastinating. Read on »
I'm shocked (SHOCKED!) by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Well, that darn Bush Babe has done it. She posted a story about one of their cattle, a Hereford. Here's a Hereford. My grandpa always kept a handful of Herefords, so I have ... Read on »
Cara has always hated her middle ... by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Cara has always hated her middle name. It is Violet. She was named after her Great Grandma Vi. No one else that she knew had such an old fashioned name, and 'The Incredibles ... Read on »
Pure Pleasure by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer At church today, our newest parents brought in their new born twins. Born two months premature, they are still tiny. And when they went up for communion, the father handed M ... Read on »
Thinking by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It just strikes me as odd that reading those old e-mails a couple nights ago, it just felt for the first time as if I had come through something big and life changing, but i ... Read on »
Unbelievable by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer My shoulder has been a problem since radiation. It just aches. In the last week, I've begun having problems moving it. Last night, massaging it, I discovered a large lump in ... Read on »
Taking a Break by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I'm at a loss for words right now. While I'm not fearful (and I am glad for that) I find it a little hard to be positive and optimistic. This roller coaster ride has had one ... Read on »
Found 'em. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Cara got her heart broke this summer. "Guys should come with a warning label right on their forheads: 'Don't get serious about this one, he's not a keeper...' " She was cryi ... Read on »
Surprise by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I finally got around to making the appointment for my surgical follow up. Being that I have crap for brains lately, it was one of those things that I just kept forgetting to ... Read on »
Losing It by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I'm getting a head of that 'sheeps butt' hair that Caroline talked about. It's iron gray. It probably had been that color, but when you dye your hair regularly for, say, ten ... Read on »
Past It. by lauren b. Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I'm not sure what has happened. I couldn't tell you for sure. I was surprised that after cancer treatment was done, I did not feel like cancer was done. It was a changing of ... Read on »