Jaime's Gems

Jaime always contended that love and laughter were her best weapons against cancer. To provide you with a glimpse of this philosophy, we have compiled some of her most memorable quotes below.

November 25, 2013
Can we just take a moment and discuss the healing nature of Prosciutto?

Nov 8, 2013
Let’s eat Grandma
Let’s eat, Grandma
Commas save lives

Oct 31, 2013.

Need to get dressed before the trick or treaters start up. Can I just be pajama girl?

May 26, 2013
Sophia: Mommy I love you more than my paper towels.
Mommy: Gee thanks! Wait, what paper towels?

April 29, 2013
Me: My hair is not growing, I look like Art Garfunkel!
Mom: Who is Art Garfunkel?
Me: You have exactly 30 second to figure out who Art Garfunkel is or I am throwing you out of this hospital.
Me: Think where you’ve heard that name before.
Mom: Why didn’t you say Simon & Garfunkel?
Me: Cause I don’t look like Simon & Garfunkel. I just look like Garfunkel.

April 27, 2013
So on the east bound upper level of the Verrezano Bridge, there is a sign that says "life is worth living, call 1800-lifenet" and it is directly below the sign for the belt parkway. Now I ask you is that sign to prevent people from committing suicide or preventing people from going to Long Island?

March 10, 2013
Is it wrong that after throwing my guts up for 2 weeks I am looking forward to tomorrow's chemo weigh in?

Feb 27, 2013
Doctor: Not sure what is causing the vomiting.
Me: Honestly I am not really concerned about the vomiting.
Doctor: Good, now I am not concerned about the vomiting.

Feb 13, 2013
Whoever it is at HBO that makes sure Galaxy Quest is on the schedule once a month, you are my favorite person.

Feb 12, 2013
When ranking my favorite phrases the following "Your brain scan looks great" is second only to "Have you lost weight?"

Feb 4, 2013
So Sophia asked me to take care of her AG Doll, including feeding her. I have been talking to this doll for hours, she won't tell me what she wants to eat. Bitch, why you gotta give me a hard time for?

Dec 31, 2012
Today is the 20th Anniversary of our first date. New Year's Eve 12-31-92 at Christine’s party! As my father would say, if I committed a crime I'd be out by now.

July 7, 2012
Earlier Conversation:
Mom: Can Sophia have an S-N-A-K-E?
Me: Um no, no she can't. She can have an S-N-A-C-K however.

June 20, 2012
Watching my mother show my grandmother how to use the Internet is like watching the captain of the Titanic teaching the Captain of the Exxon Valdez how to sail a ship.

May 31, 2012
I've come to realize that marriage isn't so much a partnership as an infectious disease. How did I come to this realization? John tried to turn the AC on last night using the TV remote and not the AC remote. He goes "Oh hey, guess what doesn't turn on the AC, the TV remote!" and Oh how we laughed. So what happened two hours later when I went to bed? I TRIED TO SHUT OFF THE AC WITH THE TV REMOTE!

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