5k, Freak Flag, health, hijinks, new kids on the block, old pop culture references, running, shenanigans, silliness, unnecessary quotation marks

I Don’t Even Know Who I Am Anymore.

In January I ran my first 5K. On Saturday I will run my first 10K. Do what? Seriously, who am I? I don’t even know anymore. I think this is my version of a mid-life crisis. Except I think everyone is going through it. Is it just me, or does it seem like everybody everywhere is running? Well, not like…

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arkansas children's hospital, cancer, concerts, dysgerminoma, grateful, half marathon, health, long blog posts, new kids on the block, old pop culture references, teen cancer, truth

The post where I talk about when I had cancer.

Dysgerminoma is the name of the cancer that grew in my young body more than 25 years ago. It is a rare germ cell tumor that develops mostly in adolescent girls and young women. It is also a form of ovarian cancer. When I got the diagnosis of “dysgerminoma of the ovary” I barely knew what my ovaries were. The…

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