Tag Archives: end of life planning

Hallmark: The Dark Side

Well, we can all rest easy.  Apparently Hallmark has begun to recognize the hospice card niche.  I wasn’t aware that there was a need for specific cards to address the end of one’s life or their caregivers.  But in this … Continue reading

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Talking with My Mom

My mom and me have always had a good relationship.  The way we fight and annoy one another, outsiders might think that was a crazy statement to make, but it’s true.  Mom was born in 1930 and grew up poor.  … Continue reading

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Prognosis

The first time I heard the word “prognosis” as part of this little breast cancer adventure was back in July when I was diagnosed.  80% was the magic number.  I had an 80% chance of survival.  I remember saying, “Can’t … Continue reading

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