2 January 2018

„Make a wish with each lash you loose“… ahhh, why didn’t I think of that earlier… now Frau Dietrich tells me, as I am about to loose my five last lashes … well, five wishes is a lot 😉 I am full of energy, do the kindergarten run, do a beautician appointment to take care …

29 December 2017

„Reach for the stars, not for the daisies“ (Nicole Staudinger) … but what if I don’t have the energy. I have the first sleepless night since ages and my mind takes funny turns. I cry and feel lonely. I don’t know what is wrong – I go to the bathroom and admire my little regrowth …

28 December 2017

Chemoooooo hoooohooo! Number 10 is done ….whooohooooo! If all goes smoothly, I am all done in one month’s time … yipehhh! Since the kids have no Kindergarten and Markus is off today, I ask them to bring me to chemo. I want to show the kids, where I go and I want them to meet …

27 December 2017

I know I keep going on about it, but I still have an issue with my lashes and eyebrows …. or rather without them. No hair is easy to handle – I could have shaved my head on purpose and actually like it, but without eyebrows and lashes, I look ill! Going home for Christmas, …

22 December 2017

11 degrees and rain…. not the kind of Christmas weather I asked for, but hey, Michelle is stopping in Cologne on her way from Amsterdam to Frankfurt this afternoon and I cannot wait to see her 😀 Markus is home with Mia and Anja can fill in for our household help Steffi in the afternoon …

21 December 2017

Chemo day…. Number 9 today! By now I know most of the patients and I chat with Sonja, who gets bi-weekly infusions due to an immune deficiency. Her friend has just been diagnosed with breastcancer and she heard about my blog. I hope it will help her! My other ‚follower‘, who has been diagnosed with …

20 December 2017

A Captain once said „Alex, you are like a Rottweiler – you do not let go until you get what you want…“ right! I got a Tonies Box…whoohooooo 🎉 It is mainly due to Alexa, who spotted and reserved it in one of Facebook’s fleamarket groups, but I got it, I got it, I got it …

17 December 2017

I feel like I partied all night… I wish 😉 I am dizzy and weak and hope my energy returns tomorrow! Yesterday everyone commented on how well I look – easy trick …. cortisone makes rosy cheeks! Today I spend almost all day in bed and sleep a lot, while Markus is out and about …

16 December 2017

No more coughing, but I get my revenge for yesterday – I am exhausted! I still manage to decorate the tree with Leo and go to the Kulturkirche Christmas market meeting lots of friends and kids… I am freezing though and shivering when I arrive back home and have to cancel my evening plans  – …