Nine hours of travel time, from my parents door to Newman, maybe ten depending on the holiday rush hours. Pure exhaustion no less! Yet it was through the treatment center Christmas lights that made my moms “good news” more relaxing. With the shadows of the Hope and Faith swans in the darkness of the lights reflecting in the pond water,…

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Nothing could have prepared my family for the reaction that was about to happen inside of us on a Monday afternoon at a 2:30pm appointment. It was 4:00AM the Sunday before and I awoke to: ” Kacie you ready!?” As it took a second for my eyes to adjust to the 600 watt light bulb that was in my face,…

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As part of a caregiver, my aunt put together a really great idea for all those prescriptions, receipts, important documents, phone numbers and meal planning for those times you need to look back on.  So while my mom was on her 2nd round of chemo a few weeks back, my aunt took the time to organize a binder so perfectly…

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