Missing At Birth

When I was seven years old, my mother decided to impart some previously undisclosed details about my birth. I’d already heard, many times, along with several relatives, how much I’d weighed, that I was a happy baby, that I’d slept well, that I was the first grandchild on my father’s side of the family. Birth […]

Posted in: Stories from Childhood by Kathi 11 Comments childhood stories, my memoirs, separated at birth, twins

Exercise After Cancer When You Don’t Feel Like It

There are a lot of folks out there who manage to get back to their pre-cancer fitness after treatment. Some of them even exceed their pre-cancer fitness. They run marathons, practice yoga regularly, take up kick-boxing, do spin classes or zumba, or walk three miles a day. I admire these folks unreservedly, but I am […]

Posted in: Fatigue, Health & Healthcare, My Work Life, Pain & Neuropathy by Kathi 17 Comments cancer collateral damage, cancer related cogntive dysfunction, cancer related fatigue, cancer treatment side effects, Exercise after cancer, exercise and pain