“Well, there is nothing to discuss because there is nothing to talk about! . . . So what are you going to do with the rest of your life?"
A Year In Review: 2017 Recurrence
Experiencing Cancer Out Loud by Ryan D. Luelf HINDSIGHT IS 20/20 Driving forward by analyzing the past. Last Fall 2017 Caroline and I sat with a friend and cancer mentor, Theo, to review our cancer journey. We even sent a version of this review as our very first email newsletter/update to our subscribers . . … Continue reading A Year In Review: 2017 Recurrence
Today, I am thankful. Today, I am cautiously optimistic. Today, I am ready to tackle the world and keep on keeping on with Ryan's current protocols all the while the kiddos enjoy the summer break having extra opportunities of mommy and daddy time. During this unusually quiet afternoon I get to share updates of our journey.
Reality is ever redefining. It can literally change from one second to the next. . .
The Whisper in the Rain
They say rain cleanses the earth. It refreshes the air and before it even hits the ground it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface. While it falls it literally clears the air of pollutants. One can say the same for tears . . . it cleanses the soul, removing the burden the heart is not meant to carry.
The eye has passed. The whiplash from the opposite winds thrust you as if you are mere weightless paper. The sting, the punch, the gasp of air you want to take in but can't. And yet, hope finds its way in.
Two Battles, Not One
(written by Ryan D. Luelf) Getting the news that cancer was active in my body was a tough pill to swallow. Going thru the plethora of medical appointments and procedures is a whole other level of stress and fear; at least for most. Knowing where peace comes from has kept stress and fear at bay. … Continue reading Two Battles, Not One
The Eye of the Storm
I stood looking at the storm swirling around me knowing that there’s a peace that passes all understanding. I am in the eye of the storm where blustery winds surround me, yet my heart feels calm.
Starting Another Adventure: Cancer
After so many years of saying, “lets start a blog” we are finally starting one. And in the usual Luelf way, we are starting out with a big announcement! Many of you have read our recent posts about Ryan’s diagnosis of Lymphoma Cancer posted today, 9/22/15. For the sake of the blog and keeping it … Continue reading Starting Another Adventure: Cancer