INSPIRATION

FEATURE
One of my favorite songs from my childhood is “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Diana Ross. There is a line in the song that my mother used to shout at the top of her lungs whenever the song would come on the radio: “If you need me call me, no matter where you are, no matter how far. Just call my name, I’ll be there in a hurry, you don’t have to worry.” She would sing those words and I knew she meant them too. Day or night, if my sisters and I ever needed her, she would be there.

Your relationship sets the tone for every...

Feeling violated and betrayed by your own body is a normal side effect of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. As physical and emotional scars slowly start to heal, we strive to learn how to love ourselves again.
Thursday, 5 August, 2021

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Feeling Joy

I’m a pretty positive person. I try to find humor in every situation and I think I have an inner resilience that…
Friday, 18 June, 2021

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Move Forward, Leave People Behind

The best way to move forward is the let go of the people holding you back. We’ve all had that one ex that…
Friday, 18 June, 2021

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Incredible Change

Every now and then something pivotal happens in one’s life by which time is measured. A life-…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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Imagination – Preview of Life

It is so hard to think of beautiful things when you receive a cancer diagnosis. Your mind immediately…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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Being Alone has a Power that Very few Peo...

When I was diagnosed with cancer, I was afraid. No that’s not right. I was scared sh#tless! But I made it my…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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Laughter is the Best Form of Therapy

It was about a week after my bilateral mastectomy; a Saturday… the “weekend and normally that…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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We Must Embrace Pain

Many people have commented that I am always smiling. That I seem happy and that I don’t “act” like I’m…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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Surrender Means Giving up Trying to Under...

Calling all control freaks- When you first learn that you have cancer, you may feel as if your life is out of…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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If We Don’t Change, We Don’t Grow

I am the first to admit that I have been remiss in nurturing my friendships with other women. Over…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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Every Piece of You is a Burst of Beautiful

If you google breast reconstruction, you will see photos of very symmetrical, round, shapely “foobs”….
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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Be Kind To Yourself

You are lying in bed. Every bone in your body aches. You feel like a marching band is parading around…
Monday, 31 May, 2021

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