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The Tenacious Leaf

I was diagnosed with Cancer at the beginning of December. I thought I just had an “old lady” problem with peeing when I laughed. Instead, I found myself facing a fight with a very aggressive tumor. As I stared out … Continue reading

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The Cancer Half Time Slump

I am halfway through my chemotherapy treatments, and I am discovering what I call the Half Time Slump. The first week, I was nervous and apprehensive. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had heard a lot of horror stories, … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees, Bright Lights and New Beginnings

My Christmas tree is still shining in my living room. This is a first for me. I was always one of those people who put it up Thanksgiving weekend and took it down the weekend after New Year’s Day. The … Continue reading

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The Process Has Its Bad Days

As part of this ongoing process of cancer, I actually have to accept that I will have bad days. My bad days are not exactly horrible. It’s more a frustration with my inability to live the way I did just … Continue reading

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The Summer Morning Goodbye

It was a summer morning like this, two years ago. The sun was just rising, the sky blue and flamingo pink, soft swirls glowing with that special back light only early sunrise brings sad eyes. My mother had just passed … Continue reading

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When To Say NO

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Thursday’s News from The AverageWomanSJ

We are back from Massachusetts. We drove through pounding rain, came home in sunshine, woke up to pounding rain, and now the sun is shining again! For me, it’s a late start to the week. Even though it’s Thursday, it’s … Continue reading

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