Posts tagged Yvonne Timian
Coping with Curve Balls

There are times in our lives when it feels like we are getting kicked in the stomach.  Times when we are thrown into a new and scary place.  Times when we are doing ok with life and then out of nowhere another curve.  As I am starting to plan a celebration for 5 years cancer free, I read the news that Sara is back in the battle. 

Wow, reality check.Cancer comes to anyone at any time.

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Digging Deeper

God this is tough. I can’t figure out why now.  Maybe I ‘m realizing how serious this really is.  Its not just about joking around. This is serious business. I feel like I have to be “on” for everyone and I just can’t be.  I’m sad.  My life as I knew it is gone. I think I am grieving. And not knowing what is next scares me.  God I really DO NOT want anything else.  I know in my heart that you will take care of me, but I feel overwhelmed.  Help me get through this.  Please give me strength, hold me while I cry. Let the tears flow. Help me to be less crabby to others.

Those words come directly from my journal shortly after my first chemo.  It was the place where I could speak directly to God.  I know He listened.

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