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Cancer Survivor

Please Excuse Me While I Dust Off My Soul

By on January 31, 2017

So I’ve been quiet. Really, really quiet. But never judge a book by it’s cover: I’ve had a Category 5 Hurricane raging in my mind and soul.

Let me start…

Cancer Survivor

The Courage Cloak

By on December 3, 2016

Dear Mom,

Happy Birthday! Today you would have been 68. Wow. That is still so young. I can’t believe it has been eight years since you left us. I can’t…

Cancer Survivor

Winning by Losing

By on November 20, 2016

Change is such a tough concept for so many of us to grasp, and it becomes more and more difficult as we age. It seems that the older we…

Cancer Survivor

Trick or Treat, Halloween Will Bring Surprises

By on October 28, 2016

Halloween is right around the corner, and it conjures up so many memories and emotions. One cannot deny that fear is a central tenet of this “holiday” and, simultaneously,…

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The Perpetual Race

By on October 14, 2016

Time really flies. I cannot believe it’s been nearly three weeks since the Desmoid Tumor…