What ever was on my mind?

ImageDay 3’s assignment for the Zero to Hero challenge is to write the post that was on my mind when I decided to start a blog.

This is my “other” blog.  I’m not in a fixed role; the content can be anything that a recovering Catholic deems tasteful. But I didn’t plan it that way. My first post was “The “C” word”.  I did try to talk about cancer but in an instructive style. About half way through the post I changed my mind and wrapped it up by telling my readers that I would talk again about cancer if the occasion required it. I then danced around a bit and said a few words about how the blog would go. 

And that, is what I was thinking when I started the blog. I felt obligated to pass on information to other women with breast cancer but then, well, I don’t think I chickened out.  I think I was just so tired of the “C” word.  The post was reflecting that. Every day I am reminded that I had cancer because I’ve been surgically changed (I don’t mean like in a sex change).  Every day I take 15 pills because I had cancer;  walk with a cane; will never be a field anthropologist again. I don’t want to write about it, or read about it, or watch a movie about it. And I saw that reflected in my post and turned it around to something else– something much more palatable that I could live with.  Now, I just upgraded to the custom design and I am going to make it shine.   


When I was a kid I wanted to be an "atomic" scientist. Not anything my mother expected of me. Well, I became a scientist, just not an atomic one.

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5 comments on “What ever was on my mind?
  1. captureyouphotography says:

    Nice blog design. I think your blogs can be anything you want them to be. By the way I hate that C word it has visited our family a bit to much.

    • Lucy says:

      You sure the design doesn’t look too tacky? I was going for asian. Thanks for the like, though. You and Valeriu liked it. He lives and works in Rome and has been loyal since I did the post about papacy headgear, poor man. At least we’re both done for the day.

  2. Here is me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TRUTHSEEKER1966
    and my new blog is http://jackiespeaksit2014.wordpress.com/
    communication is key. .•°¤*(¯`★´¯)*¤° ⓩⓔⓡⓞ ⓣⓞ ⓗⓔⓡⓞ ⓑⓛⓞⓖⓖⓔⓡ ⓕⓡⓘⓔⓝⓓ °¤*(¯´★`¯)*¤°•. From Jackie

  3. captureyouphotography says:

    Lucy, I sent you a email I hope it was your email. When were looking at the stats of our site it list the emails in there. I am working on today’s challenge. Did you change the background again it looks great and asian themed.

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