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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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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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Sleep and Meds

I am finding that no matter how determined I am, no matter how successful my meditations, I am at the mercy of this process. I’m not complaining. It wouldn’t do any good! But all the things the nurse told me … Continue reading

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I Am Still Me

So, the journey I started two days before Thanksgiving has turned a new corner, and I am still ME. I am learning how the word Cancer can change your life. But I am still ME. I had my first chemo … Continue reading

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Cancer Haiku

I start chemo in 2 days. As I visualize success, this is how it looks to me: Streams of liquid light Cascade through my hopeful body Destroying the dark

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I Wish I Had a Thunder Shirt

I never thought I’d say this: I am jealous of my dog. Why? Because she has a Thunder Shirt. For those of you who don’t know what this is, a Thunder Shirt is this ingenious thing you put on nervous … 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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