Tag Archive: Giving Thanks

Nov 18

Giving Thanks, Day 33: November 18, 2017

Adapted from https://cushieblog.com/2010/11/22/40-days-of-thankfulness-days-thirty-one-to-thirty-five/   Today is the anniversary of my one and only zipline experience. I had been thinking about doing this since my kidney cancer surgery 3 years earlier.  I figured I had “extra years” and I wanted to do something kinda scary, yet fun. So, somehow, I decided on ziplining. All the following is …

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Nov 12

Giving Thanks, Day 26: November 12, 2017

  Our son Facetimed yesterday, just to chat. I am thankful that he’s doing so well for himself, has a wonderful fiance, has a good job, good friends, is a fine musician and that he’s not afraid to say he loves his parents.   We love you, too!  

Nov 11

Giving Thanks, Day 25: November 11, 2017

Giving thanks to our Veterans today   I’m not sure how Veterans Day turned into a Friday holiday and a day to sell stuff, but then, most every holiday has turned into a day for stores to run “sales”.  Possibly, the original intent was to give our veterans a break but it has sure morphed …

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Nov 09

Giving Thanks, Day 23: November 9, 2017

I know I missed a couple posts but today’s is most important, so I’ll go back and get the others…later   Today I am so thankful that I had my best friend, my “sister” for so many years.  We shared so much together, good times, bad times, birthdays, secrets, hackers, PITAs. Last year, I happened to …

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Nov 07

Giving Thanks, Day 20: November 6, 2017

As it turns out, I didn’t give thanks yesterday when the Roto-Rooter guy left yesterday as he did absolutely nothing. 🙁 Our troubles weren’t going down the drain at all.     Today, I give thanks and shed a more than a few tears for a wonderful friend, co-worker, choir buddy, special person to everyone …

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Nov 05

Giving Thanks, Day 19: November 5, 2017

Right now, I’ll give thanks when the Roto-Rooter guy finally arrives.        

Nov 03

Giving Thanks, Day 17: November 3, 2017

  Today is the 30th anniversary of my pituitary surgery at NIH. As one can imagine, it hasn’t been all happiness and light.  Most of my journey has been documented here and on the message boards – and elsewhere around the web. My Cushing’s has been in remission for most of these 30 years.  Due …

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Nov 02

Giving Thanks, Day 16: November 2, 2017

I am thankful, believe it or not, that I had Cushing’s. Mind you, I wouldn’t want to have it now, although diagnoses and surgeries seem “easier” now.   Having Cushing’s taught me a lot, including how to stick up for myself, how to read medical books to learn more about my disease, how to do …

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Nov 01

Giving Thanks, Day 15: November 1, 2017

I hope I’m not jinxing myself but today I am thankful that I haven’t had any migraines for a while.   It’s not “just” not having migraines, but the fact that, should I get one, there’s nothing I can do about them anymore.   I used to get migraines quite often, a hormone thing probably. …

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Oct 31

Giving Thanks, Day 14: October 31, 2017

  Today I am thankful for my dog, Mimi. She’s a beautiful dog, sweet, loving and usually very mild-mannered, but she’ll bark her head off whenever she hears someone in the driveway.   Tonight, she barked at potential trick-or-treaters and we have lots of candy left over.    Thanks, Mimi!  

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