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Shannon

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    Hurricane Pandemic

    Hey all. It’s been quite awhile since I’ve written on this blog. It started as a way to connect during a hard time in our lives. And now we’ve all stepped into…

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    Frustration and Finding Calm

    Ever have those moments when you are so frustrated and caught up in your own frustration, over what-ever thing, big or small or somewhere in between, that causes you to not even…

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    Three Hour Delay

    Hello everyone! Wowza, it’s been a while since posting here and honestly, I miss it. I miss writing and talking with you all in all the amazing conversations that come from some…

  • In this Moment

    To our sweet friends, In this moment holds one of the most amazing and surreal moments you’ll experience on to earth. A baby girl on the way. I’m sure there’s a good…

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    Fall & New Growth

    Fall. The time of year that isn’t quite here, but we are on the cusp of if. Where the air begins to feel cooler. Some nights you can wear longer pants. Where…

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    Camp Kesem

    This past week, our eldest is at Camp Kesem. And it’s not just any camp, it is a camp only for kids whose parents have been affected by cancer. Whether their parent(s)…

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    (Just getting around to publishing this one, which was written mid-January of this year. When I’m pretty sure none of us had enough vitamin D to deal with being cooped up with…

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    Happy Monday! Now Keep Kicking Ass

    It’s Monday and I designed this card thinking about you all. Just a few words of encouragement to keep on kicking ass! As I’m tired and dragging my own ass, ready for…

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    Two Years & A Creative Life

    It’s been two years since I ended treatment and had surgery. Holy no-boobs-batman. Two freaking years. Sometimes I feel like I’ve felt every single second of those two years and other days…

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    Birthday Eve

    On the next sunrise, I’ll be 43! On this Birthday-eve, I am so thankful for every day here with my people and on this beautiful earth. I am thankful for every lesson…

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    World Cancer Day

    It is World Cancer Day. And the word “cancer” just makes us cringe or cry or not want to say it. It strikes fear in us. Makes us realize our own mortality.…

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    Oncology Nurses & Grateful Hearts

    Yesterday  we woke to a brilliant surprise! One of our cards had been featured again on Buzzfeed! It spurred a bunch of orders (thank you!!) and made for a fun and busy…

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    Cancer and Breasts and Doctors and Stuff

    Today I was at my oncologist’s office today for my 6 month checkup and all looked good! That said, I haven’t totally exhaled yet… The reason I haven’t exhaled this time because…

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    Sunrise and Dog Vomit

    We’ve been in NC this week and loving every minute of it. From the state fair to hanging with family and celebrating birthdays. Every morning while we are there, the sun rises…