What does it mean to survive cancer? Here’s a thought or two. (Inspired by the Daily Prompt: Survive) … More I Will Survive!
I don’t even know how or why I wrote this post! But somehow I just started writing about how a cancer diagnosis and post-cancer life can be compared to pregnancy and parenting. Go figure! Read and enjoy! Or not! … More Ordinary Times
Labeling jars, labeling photos, labeling people: labels help us organize and make sense of our world. But they can also be dangerous when applied to people. They can limit options and cause the person (including oneself) to conform to the label. … More Label
What does normal mean to you? Having cancer means examining your normal while getting used to a new temporary normal and finally, finding a way to live fully in your new post-cancer normal.
… More Waiting Game or Just Living?
People who’ve dealt with a cancer diagnosis live in a constant state of uncertainty. Sometimes we like to dream of what life could be like on Earth 2. Maybe it will and maybe it won’t, but dreaming never hurt anyone, did it? … More Meanwhile on Earth 2
To stress eat or to self soothe, that is the question. When you’re dealing with cancer you need coping mechanisms and chocolate can be one of them. Strive for moderation! Unlike me!
… More A Better Hiding Place
What does it mean to be successful? Is it outliving your life expectancy? Beating cancer? Making a lot of money? Living each day to the fullest? What does success mean to you? Here’s what it means to me. … More Successful
Making your home look stylish is nice, but tending to your own interior–your emotions–is the most important thing you can do during your or your loved one’s cancer treatment. Bring on the interior decorator–aka your therapist! … More Interior (Daily Prompt)
The holidays can wear you down even in your healthiest state! Here are some suggestions for simplifying your holiday to-do list to help the whole family stay healthy. … More The Holidays
I’m not going to make a fortune off this blog, but do enjoy musing on life and what makes it such a good ride. Here I talk about how good fortune, blessings and luck can coexist with a cancer diagnosis. … More Daily Prompt: Fortune