Five Ways Living in Italy Rurnt Me

Five Ways Living in Italy Rurnt Me

If you’re from the American South, you don’t need me to explain the word rurnt. But for the rest of ya’ll not subjected to the subtly intricacies of meaning and the pure molasses mouthed mutilation of the pronunciation of perfectly innocent words, let me explain. First…

Scanxiety:  When Waiting is Life or Death

Scanxiety: When Waiting is Life or Death

Scanxiety.  Recently in the American Brain Tumor Association’s online support group, another caregiver used this term.  It perfectly explains the panic attacks, loss of sleep and raw emotions that rear their ugly heads about a week before Dan’s MRI.  It takes everything I’ve got to…

What Every Crazed Caregiver Needs: Lessons on Meditation!

What Every Crazed Caregiver Needs: Lessons on Meditation!

Sharon Salzberg’s 28 Day Meditation Challenge Starts Tomorrow! When my husband came home from the hospital after his craniotomy, our house was constantly full of visitors. Every one of them would say, “Rhonda, why don’t you go do something for awhile…we got this!”  Finally, I…