P.A.B.

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P.A.B.

<p>I have had 3 weddings, but only 1 marriage.&nbsp; I have raised 4 children, birthed 2 and have 4 grandchildren.&nbsp; I love my dog sometimes more than my kids (at least that's what they think)<br /> I had a heart attack in 2005, cancer in 2006 and a pacemaker in 2008.....looking forward to more replacement parts<br /> I still smoke, drink and swear<br /> In 1991 I lost a husband, lost a job, lost a house.&nbsp; In 1992 I lost my mom and 10 months later lost my dad and I have 6 siblings<br /> I inherited $50K<br /> I got a job, a husband and 2 more kids<br /> Now I have a husband I love, kids that are grown, a very cool cat and a loving gentle dog<br /> I have two properties, I job I don't like and my hair is completely gray<br /> During cancer I was bald and really pulled it off great<br /> I still smoke, drink and swear<br /> I recently was ordained as a Christian minister....don't know what I'm going to do with that!</p>

Stories by P.A.B.

I got the news today that my biopsy was negative, benign. YAHOO, I could scream. The scare never really goes away, and anyone with this terrible...
When I last posted, I surely thought I was done.  I have had six years now cancer free. Clean mammograms, even a new difib inserted.  I was...
So I co-signed two student loans for my son. He has not been very successful in his field, certainly not due to his talent; mostly due to his poor...
Now that it has been five years since my diagnosis and treatment, I don’t know how I am supposed to feel. I mean I am glad to be alive no doubt...
I had hoped this was the end of my illnesses. I say illnesses because through all this I still had issues with my heart. I had a couple episodes of...
I hadn’t really thought about the date. We all are bombarded with cancer information all the time. I had learned to tune out the commercials,...
And as the days passed (and very quickly I might add) it seemed I could feel an end to this turmoil. There was no reason to believe the cancer had...
It was easy to get into the routine of traveling the five miles to the oncology center for radiation. Every morning, shower, no deodorant, (I took to...
I had figured out how to handle the chemo treatments by this time. Sure, near the end is when we all have it figured out! I knew when I would get...
As I said, I had completed three treatments by this point. My dates on all this is are a bit fuzzy, but it is now Spring and I can sometimes enjoy it...
I had survived the first two treatments. I had survived! That’s all I can remember. I believe that the side effects were accumulative as some...
It seemed to me that as the days went by and I did get stronger, that maybe ... just maybe this would be ok. It’s easy to be strong when your...
I’ve told you all the things I experienced during the first treatment, but I need to back up. These things all happened with the first...
I don’t want to look at myself. I don’t want to see the cancer. That makes no sense as you can’t see it, but I could. The red...
Yeah, I was high. The first treatment was the worst, not by far, but nevertheless the worst. Was it because it was new and I didn’t know what...

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