breast cancer, chronic illness, Recovery Days, warrior, writing, writing life

Short Wednesday Update: Halfway thru Radiation and 300 Day Streak!

I am officially halfway through my radiation treatments! It really sucks, but I'm halfway there. I am just trying to focus on the finish line at this point. But the real thing I am celebrating today, through all of the awfulness of everything, my writing streak has hit 300 days! Woot! Have a good rest… Continue reading Short Wednesday Update: Halfway thru Radiation and 300 Day Streak!

breast cancer, chronic illness, Recovery Days, service dog, writing life

Sunday Summaries #34: Second Week of Radiation and Doggie toes

It has been a rough week. For everyone and everything. I'm trying to distance myself from the news and the ugliness of what is happening everywhere, mostly because I can barely handle what is happening inside of my own house. It was my second week of radiation and I feel like I have been run… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #34: Second Week of Radiation and Doggie toes

breast cancer, Reading, Recovery Days, warrior, writing life

Sunday Summaries #28: Cancer Update and National Library Week

I went in for my first appointment with my oncologist. She was really nice. I would hate to have her job. I seriously appreciate the fact that she and other people do her job, but I don't envy her at all. I don't know how she does it either. She cried with me in the… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #28: Cancer Update and National Library Week

breast cancer, chronic illness, New book, Recovery Days, service dog, warrior, writing life

Sunday Summaries #27: Post Second Surgery and Happy Easter

My second surgery was on Friday, so I decided to make it a good week and get Priscilla Reigns and The Wild Hunt trilogy finished up and posted for sale. Priscilla Reigns is on sale now (click the cover above.) And The Wild Hunt will be available on May1, 2020. But you can pre-order it… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #27: Post Second Surgery and Happy Easter

breast cancer, chronic illness, COVID-19, Transplant Life, warrior, writing, writing life

Sunday Summaries #25: The Waiting Game

Thanks to COVID-19, I spent the week waiting to see if I am going to be able to get the treatment I need for my breast cancer. As of writing this, (Saturday) all things still seem to be on track. But anything can happen in the next week. I am hoping and praying that things… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #25: The Waiting Game

COVID-19, Here be Dragons, Wild Wednesday, writing life

Wild Wednesday #5: Social Distancing

Garren: So what is this whole social distancing thing all about? Indigo: It's because of the COVID-19 virus. People are staying home and keeping their distance from each other to try to stop the spread of the virus. Sort of a self-quarantining situation. Garren: Huh. So Judy and her husband's regular lifestyle is referred to… Continue reading Wild Wednesday #5: Social Distancing

chronic illness, fantasy, service dog, short story, writing, writing life

Sunday Summaries #19: The Week Before Surgery

Yikes. My surgery is this week already??? I don't know if time dragged or flew. Two new short stories published this last week. One for kids, one not so much. Luna's Adventure is a cute short story about a man who follows his dog to find out why she always smells like garbage. And is… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #19: The Week Before Surgery

chronic illness, New book, service dog, short story, writing, writing life

Sunday Summaries #18: Surgery Prep and a Surprise

With my surgery looming closer, I am trying to get things set up and ready to deal with the possibility of my writing being put on hold for anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks. Plus everything else around the house that may have a halt put on it for a few… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #18: Surgery Prep and a Surprise

chronic illness, service dog, writing, writing life

Sunday Summaries #14: Keep Going

Another short story went up this last week. I'm trying to finish all of the previously unfinished projects that I have laying around. My list of unfinished stories and books is sort of staggering. So one of my many goals this year is to finish up as many of them as I can and get… Continue reading Sunday Summaries #14: Keep Going