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A year in the books…

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when we look back everything is different.”  ~ C.S. Lewis It’s been a year. Today. Last year on this day, and this evening, I was a patient in a hospital. … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Pink

You’re gonna hear me roar.    ~Katie Perry It was bound to happen. After all, October is breast cancer awareness month. As I drove to a dusky early morning meeting this week, the front lawn of a Main Street nursing … Continue reading

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Eyes cast downward.

Accept the body you’re in right now. Not yesterday, not 10 years ago, the body you have in this very moment. It is the greatest, most important instrument you have to experience in life. Love it and use it in … Continue reading

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The serendipity of breast cancer – Part 3

One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul.       -Clarissa Pinkola Estes I guess I’d say cancer causes storms, dunked-under-water-and-come-up-sputtering kinds of … Continue reading

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Open to receive

“When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.”  -B. K. S. Iyengar Aside from the obvious, the challenge of a cancer diagnosis was the need … Continue reading

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The serendipity of breast cancer – Part 1

“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.”   -Alan Watts                                           … Continue reading

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Starting is the hardest part…

Hearing you have breast cancer is heart-stopping. It’s mind-boggling. And, believe it or not, it’s empowering. It sets a course. There is no choice but forward. To survive, you have to mobilize, gather a team – medical, emotional, complementary, family, … Continue reading

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