Author Archives: Lady in Red

About Lady in Red

mom of 3

Dumb De Dumber

The hits don’t stop at the nail salon! Apparently I thought my son’s Bar Mitzvah was at 6:30 pm (because I vacillated between that and 7:00 pm) and decided to have my invitations printed. Had it not been for all … Continue reading

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Dumb De Dumb

I received a gift card to a nail salon in the area. I’d never heard of it- other than it was new. Now, in my mind, it was called Elite Nails. (I took the Elite from my housekeeper’s company and … Continue reading

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Tired & Weak

I get very tired, very easily. Case in point: Hubby and I went to Costco to buy our son a mattress. Mattresses are immediately when you walk in, along the wall.

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One Major Thing I Forgot…

Humidity. My hair likes to carry on a wave in the heat. Now, Jane lived in California and her hair was always straight… but I have Jewish hair. It’s not kinky, but it comes with some tude. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Blonde

I couldn’t take it. My hair was straggly and looked like hair that you would clean from a used brush, just straight. At first, my daughter cut it but that did not help. So, I went to the salon and … Continue reading

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Faker

When the flight landed and I was stuck knee-standing in my window seat, waiting for the fronters to get the hell off, Lisa was staring directly at me. Naturally, I pretended I had no peripheral sight until she tapped me … Continue reading

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…Also When You’re Stage 4, You Can Say Anything

I get onto the plane with the alte kakers, take my seat in the middle… the others file in behind me and it appears that I may get the window seat or the row next to me if nobody else … Continue reading

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You Have Got To Be Kidding

My biggest fear of flying was my legs swelling and me getting a blood clot. Thus, I wore my 20-30 compression socks and did my best to wiggle my piggies every so often. I was fortunate to not have someone … Continue reading

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The Answer

I chose the pills. But the thing is, I am finally away! I can never get away because I am always at a doctor’s appointment or getting chemo. I could only go after a scan and a treatment, so time … Continue reading

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The Girl With The Left Foot

Well, if there is a 1% chance of something going wrong… we can all rest assured it will happen to me. During my stereotactic radiation, I didn’t move, yet somehow… the beams managed to damage several areas on my spine, … Continue reading

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