twenty

Mood swings are among the side effects of his medication. And although they aren’t that noticeable to us — he is struggling with them

September 2014…our Dad has cancer

When we found out Brendan had Cancer one of our main concerns was how it would affect the kids. Our plan of attack was pretty simple. Keep things as normal as possible and laugh often. We knew, for a while anyway, that we wouldn’t be going on outings on weekends — home would be it…

25 March 2018 —  thinking of you

Hey Babe It’s late, after midnight, sleep is eluding me again. Im tired but that doesn’t seem to make any difference. It’s odd how comfortably duality sits snugly within the same space these days. Beautiful/painfully, happy/sad…sleepy/wide awake. Tonight I’m tired and can’t sleep, again. I’m tired/awake, it’s kind’ve become my normal, and I know that…

12/11/2017: No room for Regret.

If in doubt, follow your heart. As with death, in life — there is no room for regret. I guess in some ways this is another cautionary tail. When my husband Bren was diagnosed with pleomorphic sarcoma in June 2014, we were shocked. It is a rare disease and was diagnosed at late stage. He…

Against the Odds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Against the Odds  – Daily Prompt: Blur This photo was not taken this week at Brendans last review (for now) with his multidisciplinary team, it is one of hundreds I have taken since his diagnosis. It reminds me of how many times my husband Brendan has won against the odds since 2014,…

Update: January 2017

Brendan’s ongoing Cancer treatment Update: January 2017 January was the perfect month for a staycation for the Maloney’s, we spent most days at the beach and I hope we have sent the kids back to school relaxed, happy and ready to go. Bren is still off his prosthetic due to some tenderness in his residual…