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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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Chemo Hints and Tips

After my first chemo session, I discovered a number of challenges I needed to resolve. I learned that no matter how well you prepare, how closely you listen to the nurses, you will encounter unique problems as your body fights … Continue reading

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Why I Am Glad to Be a 0 Again

I haven’t been a 0 since I was in my early 30’s. I was a 0 before I had my daughter, and I eventually got back to that size after she was born. But that was 30 years ago, and … Continue reading

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Is Age Making You Feel Old?

AGE – that three-letter word that is a four-letter word to so many people! But what does it really mean? When I was growing up, back in the Stone Age, anyone over 30 was considered old. No one even believed … Continue reading

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Independence Through Education

Have you ever wondered how some people can take a problem and become empowered, fired up, ready to rock the house to solve it? Have you ever looked at a world problem or crisis and wished YOU could somehow mak … Continue reading

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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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