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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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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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Why We Believe

For Marion … http://www.averagewomansj.com/why-we-believe/

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Monday’s News from The AverageWomanSJ

Good Morning All! Hope your weekend was as magical as ours was! I will not be online for a couple of days. But I hope that you will come, look and read here at The AverageWomanSJ site! To start off … Continue reading

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