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Happiness Is…

Surviving and thriving. That’s us, to the right. Two years ago today. Moments after sharing the bad news with Luba. So early in a surreal journey. Behind that smile, a big part of me thought life was over. All of … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…

Carefree times with my healthy, happy, healing, better-than-ever Sweet!

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Congratulations to Lucy and Bayla on qualifying for and participating in their very first school-wide spelling bee. And to Lucy for taking second place.

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The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

I’m often asked for tips for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, their family and friends. But every situation is different — and it’s tough to tell which of or whether my choices have actually helped. The best I can do … Continue reading

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Published Pride

Lucy and Bayla wrote and submitted an article to our very local paper, last month. We’re proud to announce, that article was published today. Here it is: On October 6th, 2009, our mother, Andrea Sue Ross, was diagnosed with breast … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…

Celebrating life with good, good friends. (to enlarge, click image twice — or view details here)

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What’s The Surrogate Doing Here?

Summer schedules are busy. And the last week before school may be the craziest time to book a celebration. But celebrate we must. We will miss saying huge in-person thank yous to our absent friends. We hope our gratitude beams … Continue reading

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Good times, noodle salad

We digital folk find it difficult to be without our online community. We love our digital relationships so much that anytime we’re presented with a decent 3G signal, we find ourselves temped to check our email. Frankly, Andrea and I … Continue reading

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One Rawkin’ Reaction

At a 40th birthday bash last night, Mark and I ran into an acquaintance from our early days of parenting. She asked about JustOneMoreBook! and I told her we’d replaced it with a breast cancer blog. “When did you have … Continue reading

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A celebratory night out

Out of concern for Andrea’s health, particularly due to immune compromise during Andrea’s chemo, we haven’t gone out for dinner in about five months. That means Christmas, our anniversary, Valentine’s Day, etc… they were all at-home celebrations. Tonight, that changed. … Continue reading

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