Living With Chemo Pt. 8: Educating and Knowing Your Ports

At the beginning of every round of chemotherapy my mom receives, she has blood work done first thing in the mornings and accesses her two ports. Her first port being an IV port (intravenous) and her second port which is in the abdomen and it is more of an aggressive approach to her system called […]

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Closet Office Space: The Closet

Alright folks, I know I said this before, but I’m going to say it again – I don’t like clutter. Bless my mothers dear heart who, at times, can go overboard with knick knacks. I remember a good friend of mine walking into my mothers room and saying: “there’s a lot going on in here”, […]

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Closet Office Space: The Office

I’m slowly going to bring out the skeletons in my closet and for starters, I’m bringing you the fancy and fabulous skeletons first ๐Ÿ™‚ I will be breaking my closet up in parts due to the over load of excitement that I have been working so hard on over the course of months. It’s sad […]

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Embracing The Upcoming Year With Color

This winter season they say BOLD and floral prints are the trending colors to put you in the mood for Spring. Down south it feels more like summer than the winter months of December as of now for me but I’m obsessed over this floral maxi skirt and let me tell you the ‘kind of […]

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Merry Christmas From ParadiseRoads

Merry Christmas from ParadiseRoads. I hope Santa brought you everything you could ask for and you were able to enjoy each of your loved ones. This year for me and my family it was one of the most low-key Christmases I’ve ever had but it was the best knowing it was with my mom. I […]

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It’s All In The Smiles

My parents and I never went to sleep after her round of chemo Monday afternoon, we loaded down the rental and took off in the storm late that night. We drove non stop through our 10 hour trip which had us back home around 10:00am Tuesday morning. I instantly had to get back in the […]

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Sweet Home Alabama: Sweet Gift Ideas

Hey guys I’m back traveling on this Sunday as my mother is headed back to the ATL for her second to the last round of chemotherapy. This time she will also receive a MRI, thank you so much for all the continuing prayers. This is also our second time to be traveling across Alabama. I […]

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Living With Chemo pt.7: A Fast Drip, Drip Reaction

One can’t possibly receive chemotherapy fast enough right? Well, unless you’re my mother who has turned out to be “super hero Hennigan” you can. My mom is doing two sets of chemo. The first one she is receiving an IV which is a four-hour drip. Her second round is what you call a belly wash. […]

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Living with chemo pt. 6 The Trendsetters

Rarely do you have conversations with someone about your socks but if you’re in my family it’s not rare at all. In fact, my parents have always cared about making sure you’re warm and cozy. Short true fact: when my son was a toddler, you never brought him over to his nanny and pawpaws house […]

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Pictures Are Worth 1,000 Words

Iโ€™m never sure of what my mom and my son reaction will be when I say, โ€œIโ€™m going to take some picturesโ€. Iโ€™d like to believe that they would be excited every time and I know they only feel in ways it is helping me cope with the fact that my mother has cancer. Itย doesn’t.ย  […]

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