September 2015 archive

Don’t Quit


Have you heard of Rabbi Harold S. Kushner? He is a biblical scholar, and I read his book, “When Bad Things Happen to Good People”, when I was going through treatments, and on page 44, Rabbi Kushner is analyzing the story of Job: “…God is not doing this to us. If God is a God …

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As one season ends another begins

Autumn Walk

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” – Rachel Carson. When going through cancer treatments, you leave one part …

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Strength and Courage

I’ve spent the last few years writing about dancing with cancer, about having courage and hope even when I didn’t feel it myself. I’ve wrote about treatments, reconstruction, depression, side-effects, fear of reoccurrence, losing friends to this #%@$ disease and hope. And now I’m writing about hope and transitioning from patient to survivor… I’m still …

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