TAKING STOCK 13

Making: valentine’s day grams Cooking: breakfast for dinner Drinking: Ace pineapple cider Reading: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Wanting: more minutes in a day Looking: back at photos/vids of our Oma Lodge weekend getaway…so much fun!!! Playing: QuizUp! find me camster012 Wasting: false lashes Wishing: for good news on March 8 Enjoying: GoPro 4 [...]

GRATITUDE | 33

Today I turn thirty-three. I can still recall the moment when I turned thirty and I thought that the end of the world has arrived. It did in a way…I got cancer. Thirty was definitely the most difficult year in my life. A real game-changer. But you know what, life goes on and I survived! [...]

TAKING STOCK 12

Making: another travel to-do list Cooking: orange chicken Drinking: chocolatey stouts Reading: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Wanting: to go bowling Looking: for a mini luggage Playing: slots at Snoqualmie Casino Wasting: Boscia charcoal oil blotters Wishing: for good news on Oct. 27th Enjoying: Poshmark! The ease of selling/trading clothes is amazing!!! Waiting: on [...]

IT’S MY CANCERVERSARY and I’LL [CRY, LAUGH, CELEBRATE, FREAK OUT] IF I WANT TO…

We're all blessed with milestones- occasions that come around each year that you either dread or celebrate, or perhaps both. The most common -- birthdays -- are universal and completely out of our control, but you never forget your birthday (even if everyone else does). Anniversaries, in the most common form, are the day you [...]

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Making: a tiki bar Cooking: steak fried rice Drinking: Moscow Mules Reading: The Passage by Justin Cronin Wanting: to watch Jurassic World Looking: for summer clothes Playing: card games Wasting: bandaids on my big toe Wishing: that my email stops getting hacked….so frustrating having to change my password…ALL…THE…TIME!!! Enjoying: Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale! Waiting: to purchase vacay [...]

NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY

Why I started blogging... Caringforcamille.com emerged soon after I was diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma in the summer of 2013. While I was recovering at Evergreen Hospital from my first surgery, my sister Diane commented that I should consider starting a journal. So I did…I wrote about my thoughts, the pain, hospital food, etc... just about anything [...]