Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson Every once in a while, I find a quiet place and dial a phone number given to me by the good people at Cancer Hope Network. The person [...]
A few months after my mastectomy and TRAM flap reconstruction, I had it out with the light fixture in my walk-in closet. Like me, the bulb was burnt out. Removing the cover to replace it was easy, but I couldn’t get the cover back on for the life of me. As I struggled, I got [...]
Cancer hit me with guilt the moment it came into my life. Even now, six years later, it's still part of my cancer experience.
Getting a cancer diagnosis pulls the rug out from under your life. It's a struggle to give up expectations and learn to accept the unknown.
Worrying and cancer go hand-in-hand. It's possible to take a step back from excessive worrying and give yourself a break.
This week we've been blessed with many new WWGN members, mostly due to the guest post I wrote for Cure Magazine. (Right now the iconic Girl Scout song: "Make new friends and keep the old, one is silver and the other's gold," is playing in my head. Because not everyone has been here from the very beginning, I though [...]
For me, the opposite of scarcity is not abundance. It's enough. I'm enough. Brene Brown I admit it. I have a scarcity mentality. You'd think I worry a lot about money (sometimes I do), but the resource that strikes fear in my heart most often is time. As in "there is never enough time." "I [...]