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A Hospital Bed in place of a trip to Cozumel

A Hospital Bed in place of a trip to Cozumel

  In Transplant World, one shouldn’t count one’s chickens. My post about Randy going to Cozumel for the first time since his lung transplant tempted Fate, and instead of swimming in warm waters, he is back at UT Southwestern. Since the transplant he has had the odd fever here and there, but it always just […]

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More of Cozumel Diving

Filed in Dive Adventures, Dive Cozumel by on January 18, 2015 1 Comment
More of Cozumel Diving

Diving in Cozumel is always a great experience. It certainly helps to have a great dive master and dive company. There are so many in Cozumel I could never name even half of them.  I do have favorites though. I love diving with We-B-Divin-Cozumel.  We started diving with them back in 2000, when Tony and […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Amazing Cozumel Diving

Fab Photos Friday: Amazing Cozumel Diving

Cozumel diving is always fabulous, but it has been exceptional this past week!  Let me share the incredible experience with you! I had the most amazing encounter with an Eagle Ray! Usually they want nothing to do with divers, but since there were two of us only, she kept circling around and allowed me to […]

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The unexpected is the norm in Transplant World

The unexpected is the norm in Transplant World

Walking into the new Clements UT Southwestern University Hospital today felt like going back in time. Back in time to a nicer, state of the art hospital. I’d rather not be here, though. Randy is here because he has been running fever every morning this week. He has a fever, he chills, he takes tylenol, […]

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Fab Photos Friday: A Path through Rome

Fab Photos Friday: A Path through Rome

Several years ago, it must be nearly ten years now, (can that be possible)….Dios Mio! Anyway, Randy and I took our teenage children on their first trip to Rome.  Dan Brown’s novel Angels and Demons (he is famous for the Da Vinci Code) was a favorite book of mine at the time, and my son also loved […]

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Randy’s first trip to Cozumel since his transplant!

Randy’s first trip to Cozumel since his transplant!

Yes, Randy has been given the OK to travel to Cozumel and to scuba dive! We have planned a two week trip to Cozumel, one week with friends, and one week just the two of us. I have been so excited….but now, I’m feeling a bit nervous. I suppose it is natural to feel this […]

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The Best of 2014

The Best of 2014

The last few years have been, for me, at least, a perfect storm. Circumstances have conspired to create the most challenging years of my life.  So much so, that there have been times I have almost had to laugh at the continuing onslaught.  Although 2014 has been a year of challenge, there have been moments of […]

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Philanthropy: 5 Worthy Organizations Who Need Your Help!

Philanthropy: 5 Worthy Organizations Who Need Your Help!

These organizations need you!  And, hey, just before the end of 2014, which means you can write them off your taxes! These 5 groups, foundations, organizations, are always on my Giving List, and for very good reason! 1.  Marine Megafauna Foundation: “MMF specifically focuses on the research and conservation of threatened marine megafauna species. ‘Marine […]

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It was an Epic Christmas/Christmukkah!

It was an Epic Christmas/Christmukkah!

It was truly an epic Christmas. Christmas Eve was great fun, visiting with friends we regard as family, and playing an utterly crazy poker game until all hours. 15 months from a near death experience and a double lung transplant, my husband Randy is doing incredibly well.  Back to his old self! My two children, […]

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Ho Ho Ho, here we go!

Ho Ho Ho, here we go!

I’m done with the buying, almost done with the wrapping, 2 days away from doing the baking with my daughter, and 3 days from our annual Christmas Eve get together!  Whew. Yes, I’m tired….but happy and looking forward to the festivities! Tomorrow, I’m taking Pilates and getting my hair cut. I had lost a bit […]

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