Writing and Real Life

The ability to put one’s thoughts and feelings into written words is a truly wonderful gift. But it can also be a bit of a curse. Throughout my journey with breast cancer, and into the aftermath of life beyond cancer, I have journaled and blogged to “keep my friends and family informed.” I know that […]

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A Touchy Subject

The girls in my support group got onto quite an interesting topic the other day–the breast cancer patient/survivor’s love life. While this is not a topic I want to delve into in the wide open spaces of the internet, suffice it to say, it IS a very important topic for the cancer patient and their […]

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We Never Grow Without Growing Pains

A couple months ago, when my book was being published, my youngest son and I were discussing why I wanted to publish in the first place. I had told him earlier that it was very uncomfortable to lay my life out there like that, sharing myself with countless unknown others, but especially uncomfortable to have […]

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Anniversaries…the Joy & the Sorrow

Anniversaries are interesting things. They help us keep track of the important events in our lives. They remind us of good times, good people, good memories…usually. I have one anniversary that I have been dreading for four years. It is not a reminder of good times, good memories…it is, however, a memory of one good […]

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