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10 Reasons Why She Wants To Destroy Your Xbox

By Andrea Franklin / December 28, 2011 / 0 Comments

1. Have you ever seen that Miller Lite commercial where the girlfriend is giving the boyfriend the whole, “who would you save?” routine and he picks her each time until she makes the scenario between her and the beer? [Here it is below] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-WelkNHP8Q] Well you are like that with your Xbox, and she KNOWS…

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A Very Merry Stem Cell Transplant

By Andrea Franklin / December 27, 2011 / 0 Comments

First and foremost, Happy Belated Holidays! I thought about posting on Christmas day, but I decided to nap instead [lazy] For anyone following my mom’s health you know that today is her first official day of the stem cell extraction process. They will be collecting stem cells for 4-5 hours a day for the next…

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You Are Not Your Cancer

By Andrea Franklin / December 20, 2011 / 1 Comment

I like pictures. I feel like they resonate so much power. This is one of my all time favorite photos of my mom. It was taken at her birthday party in May of 2010 and she had no idea she was being photographed. I love this picture so much because it shows my mom in…

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Happy 2 Years 364 Days Anniversary

By Andrea Franklin / December 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

Let me tell you something about Derek [my husband] He has the worst memory. His excuse: “I’m a Franklin”. Franklins of course  [as everyone is aware] are known for their inability to remember things. Is it a genetic Franklin thing or does marrying into the family destroy your memory as well? Time will tell. Anyway,…

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How To Fix A Heart

By Andrea Franklin / December 13, 2011 / 2 Comments

When I was younger things were different. I guess I went through puberty first and longer than everyone else around me because in 7th grade I was already at my adult height of 5’4 1/2 [yes, the half matters] and all through middle school I was the chubby nice girl with glasses, a unique fashion…

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The Elephant in the Room

By Andrea Franklin / December 8, 2011 / 2 Comments

So let’s talk Cancer. [Are you uncomfortable yet?] My experience since my mom was diagnosed has been that people easily are. They always ask, “How is your mom doing?” But what they are really saying is: “I am trying to be polite right now. Please just answer that she is doing well so we can…

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And They Lived Happily Ever After

By Andrea Franklin / December 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

As previously noted I recently got married. More specifically, in October of this year. I think know that every bride thinks her wedding is the best of them all. Well not me. I know better. My wedding had a shit ton of mishaps. Pumpkins were organically grown, thus not as “white pumpkin” as I had…

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Can I Borrow Your Kite?

By Andrea Franklin / December 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

                   Lives are worth sharing, so let me start: My name is Andrea but my friends call me Andi, so lets go with that.   That’s me circa childhood, big ears flaunted and all, along side my little brother Chris.   I’m 24 going on old lady and my idea…

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