Jamie Thomas

I'm just a mama of two, writing about my experience with cancer during my last pregnancy, my family, and making it through this mess in one piece - well, minus some pieces.

Craigslist encounters...

Sounds salacious doesn't it? Well, I meant it to because you really wouldn't want to read about my Craigslist rantings otherwise would you? ...more

Breast Cancer is not the "easy" cancer...

As the 4th was World Cancer Day and many cancer awareness campaigns are being done this month, a few ummm, interesting, ads have shown up...like this one from Pancreatic Cancer Action ......more

The thin line between writing about what you know and what you think you know...

Ooooh, this blogging world...thine are but a tricky mistress......more

To those who comment on my Christmas posts...

Christmas 2012...more

An open letter to Life & Style...

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My kid is "that" kid....

Jack started soccer on Friday - just a half hour, once a week, 2 and 3 year old class - enough for him to learn to listen to a coach, take some direction, experience some semblance of a structured environment, learn to play with other kids and get some energy out before bed. As his little personality develops, I have been well aware that Jack is a friendly extrovert - he will say hi to anyone at anytime, roll down his window to say hi to the next car over, he will shake hands, he will high five, he knows not an iota of what "stranger danger" might imply....more

Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes....

How do you measure a year in the life? I measured it in ultrasounds and biopsies, black masses, and sinking feelings.I measured in it terror-filled hyperventilating half-breaths,sleepless nights,early mornings, deep breathing and doctors visits.I measured it in MRI's and EKG's, blood tests, urine tests, blood sugar tests, finger pricks, and baby kicks.I measured it in 16 rounds of chemo, hair strands falling out, rainbows of bandanas, and pre-natal non-stress tests....more

Words.

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me....has to be the biggest load of bullshit ever foisted on someone. Some of you may have read this post roaming around the internet right now....more

Mother's Day

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