Tag: future

Dear Advocacy, It’s Not You; It’s Me

Dear Advocacy, It’s Not You; It’s Me

The fire I once had in my belly was gone. It isn't empowering to me anymore. I cannot be around people that have these other agendas that have nothing to do with advocacy

Would You Love Me If….

Would You Love Me If….

Would you love me if I burned dinner? Would you love me if I forgot to buy toilet paper? Would you love me if I dented the car? Would you love me if I left Christmas shopping to the last minute? Would you love me if I'd rather stay in on a Saturday night? Would … Continue reading Would You Love Me If….

I Still Have Work To Do

I Still Have Work To Do

Five years ago this August, I was told I had 2-3 years left to live. Five years ago I wasn't ready to die. Today, I'm still not ready, but it's not up to me; so until that day - I have work to do. When I look back over these years since cancer invited itself … Continue reading I Still Have Work To Do

My Son The Doctor

My Son The Doctor

Ever since my son was 7 yrs old he had a love of computers. He discovered YouTube and found that he could watch courses taught by MIT professors. He took notes. He was fascinated. He taught himself programs like C++, Java and Unix. We were always at the library checking out books on Application Development … Continue reading My Son The Doctor

A Letter to My Son

A Letter to My Son

Dear Son, You just turned 16. It seems like I blinked and you went from a curious toddler to a handsome, bright young man with such a bright future within your grasp. I'm so excited for you and can't wait to see what path you choose for yourself. I'm confident you'll choose wisely. There is … Continue reading A Letter to My Son