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Archive: 05 2014

What I know for sure

It certainly helps to have an achor during the difficult moments. For me that anchor is my man. So on our five year wedding anniversary, here is my post describing a resolution made many years ago that still holds true today:   I have this memory burned into my mind. This memory is me at a train station… Read More



I love to be outside.  I love exercising.  I feel alive and healthy and strong when I’m running or walking outdoors.  Early in 2006 I had decided to train for my first half-marathon to mark the occasion of my 40th birthday.  After getting bad shin splints that led to stress fractures I was told that I had to… Read More

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What would you change - Nothing?!

If you could go back in time and change something - would you change it or does adversity help us notice what we couldn't see before? Cancer hurts - we can't change the past but we can learn from it, grow from it and become changed. Read More

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Cottage Dreams

Sometimes paths intersect because they are supposed to - I stood there, name badges as a conference physician but tears in my eyes as a cancer survivor as we shared the healing magic of a cottage experience. This was what they want to give to other survivors. www.cottagedreams.ca - pass it on…. Read More


Living Between the Scans

So, upon my request, my oncology and CT appointments are being moved. It’s funny, a lot of this business with cancer really does take place in the mind. I happen to be in the very fortunate circumstance where there isn’t any pain. Many others don’t have that luxury, but I do and I am thankful for this… Read More

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