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FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Totally Gonna Be Girling It Out! :)
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Day 3123-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 

 

I'm totally starting to girl out again but don't judge... 

 

Going through this new focused on me for a change, "Be cute take care of your free, amazing, spunky, fierce girl self!"

Although let's be real... There are very few places in our little Lazy River Town to wear a dress.

As a soon to be working from home gal while taking care of my fur kids and wildlife visitors... who says I can't still find the time to put on a super cute dress and take my happy sassy ass out to dinner sometime right?

 

GREAT IDEA!

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 1:27 PM MDT
Updated: Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:29 PM MDT
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
UNITED GP WALK 2018~~~
Mood:  celebratory
Now Playing: Day 3122-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY

 

 

UNITED GP WALK
 
WALK-RUN-RIDE
 
OCTOBER 2018
 
 
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Sign up information and t-shirt sales now available!
 
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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 10:43 AM MDT
Updated: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 10:45 AM MDT
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Good BLINK 182 Afternoon! ;)
Mood:  cheeky
Now Playing: Day 3121-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 
 
 

Good Blink 182 Afternoon Y'ALL!

 

Is it the rain?

Is it the humidity?

Or is it just driving the ol' Saturn station wagon around town...

ALL THE SMALL THINGS?

 This afternoon's PLOG located at the link below, "FREE YOURSELF~MY JOURNEY" says it all!

 

HEHEHEHEHEHEHE!! 

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 11:38 AM MDT
Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 11:38 AM MDT
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Monday, July 30, 2018
CANNOLI FANNOLI!?
Mood:  incredulous
Now Playing: Day 3120-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
Topic: CANNOLI FANNOLI!?
 
 
 

Just a little early Monday mornin' fun with Pauly, Buddy and a bag of CANNOLI'S??

YA BETCHA!

Another PLOG(podcast-blog)TASTIC product review with a bunch of CANNOLI'S!

It might not be Sunday... but Monday's are still good to try these zesty lemon CANNOLI treats... YUMMY!!

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Sunday, July 29, 2018
Good AFTERNOON Carrie Underwood KARAOKE... CRY PRETTY?!!
Mood:  cheeky
Now Playing: Day 3119-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 
 
 

Yea... Yea... I know what you're all thinking about afternoon karaoke with Carrie Underwood and me located on the link at the end of this blog post, "FREE YOURSELF~MY JOURNEY"...

Hehehehehehehe!

That's right, not only can I cry pretty but you're going to be crying pretty after listening to my rendition of Miss Carrie Underwood's Cry Pretty.

Be sassy molassy, be funky, be silly, be goofy, be anything you want as long as you Cry Pretty!

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!

I don't know about you but I was more fascinated about why these rays were around me when I was taking a picture of Y'all Need Jesus shirt in the kitchen?.

Listeners BEWARE...

Here we go!

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Ummmm... Just noticed how flippin' HUGE my Booba's look... Hope Jesus doesn't take offense with this shirt! Hehehehehehehe! HILARIOUS!!

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 3:52 PM MDT
Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2018 3:55 PM MDT
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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Strengthen Yourself!
Now Playing: Day 3118-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
Topic: STRENGTHEN YOURSELF!
 
  
 

No marriage is perfect.

No relationship is perfect.

Yet, none of us will ever truly be perfect either.

However, we could all strive to be a far better person today than we were yesterday.

There is always room for improvement because let's face it... even life isn't perfect.

As we grow... we mature.

As we learn from past mistakes... we make peace with what is and what may never be.

That's the thing about being imperfect and living in a imperfect world. There's always room and there's always time for personal growth. 

There are things as I grow older and much wiser that no longer serve me well. There are things that I as well will no longer tolerate. But there are always ways to Free~Yourself and be at peace with sometimes what is and what will never be.

"Strengthen yourself"

And because of that very saying.. I started to strengthen my broken body.

I walk for strength.

I walk to heal.

I walk to become a better me.

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 2:44 PM MDT
Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2018 2:45 PM MDT
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Friday, July 27, 2018
It's Gonna Be A Girls Nite Out Kinda Friday♧◇♤♡
Mood:  cheeky
Now Playing: Day 3117-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 
 
 
 

They always tell all the girls in the world...

One day you'll wake up lookin' like your Ma with curlers in your hair!

Okay... well this video found on the link below, "FREE YOURSELF~MY JOURNEY" sure was fun to make anyways...

HEHEHEHEHE!!

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 3:46 PM MDT
Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2018 2:46 PM MDT
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
One Step Closer Of Realizing Our Dreams♡
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Day 3116-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 
 

One day your going to wake up and not be able to do those things you wanted to do... Life does happen.

Stop putting it off, whatever it is, and work for it! Even if its scary or you may even fail.

 

We have been planning for more than a few years to make that final yet permanent move out west. There were occasions and many obsticles where life got in the way but we never gave up.

 

Dreams are meant to be fought for, that's what makes them so amazing!

As of this afternoon... We literally moved one step closer to realizing one of many dreams... no pun intended.

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 3:46 PM MDT
Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018 3:49 PM MDT
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A Few Cancer Treatment Thoughts..
Mood:  bright
Now Playing: Day 3115-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 
 

 It helps to have a pre-treatment ritual.


The first day of treatment is like the first day of school, exciting but your still a bit hesitant. The day before, your mind starts racing with both good and bad thoughts, but regardless, I always make sure to get my game face on. I always bring my protein shake and a packet of saltine crackers with me. Although most cancer treatment centers have an array of sodas, snacks and lots of coffee available for patients and loved ones.

I always do my best to look presentable. I guess this is just my way of feeling normal, not sick. A new pretty fingernail polish, curling my hair before leaving the house or even putting on my lucky pair of earrings. I've learned by my own personal experience that every cancer patient has their own way to psych themselves up the day before or the day of treatment.

 

Side effects... some come on quicker than others.


Your oncologists and treatment team will give you a general idea of how you may feel 24 to 48 hours after treatment, but each patient is truly unique in how your body responds to various treatments. I am one with major delays when it comes to post-treatment side effects. Although when going through radiation therapy, my stomach began gurgling right as I got off the treatment table. Chemotherapy makes one feel overall weird with their body. Headaches and even migraines are very common so keeping Tylenol around is a must.

Zofran and Marinol are wonderful drugs to help with post-treatment nausea, but as with any pre-existing GI condition, expect nausea and vomiting regardless of what you are prescribed.

Some of us have to take it easy the day after treatment, while others may feel fine. Once again, our bodies all respond differently to cancer treatments. I have my good days, some even back-to-back. Also... I have my bad days, sometimes as well back-to-back.

Diet usually consists of keeping it very bland and taking in additional fluids. Decaf iced coffee works great for me as well as various protein shakes. While other patients do well with cream of wheat oatmeal, saltine crackers, frozen popsicles and powdered shakes.

At the end of the day... the most powerful weapon you can have during any cancer treatment is a strong support system.

I am blessed to have amazing friends and my little family.

XOXOXOXOXO

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 3:19 PM MDT
Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018 3:50 PM MDT
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Here She Comes... Mrs. Stand UP For Yourself!
Mood:  bright
Now Playing: Day 3114-FREE YOURSELF... MY JOURNEY
 
 
 

Yes, things like this really happen in my life folks.

Through trials and tribulations I have become that much stronger than the day before... week before... month before... and even decade before.

I am also a firm believer that all cancer Warriors should remember one Golden Rule which is YOU have the power to speak up and stand up for yourself.

Don't ever let anyone tell you otherwise.

Amen.

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Posted by CHENOA BLUE GastroparesisAwarenessCampaignOrg. at 2:12 PM MDT
Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018 3:50 PM MDT
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