INSPIRATION

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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.
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
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
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
Every now and then something pivotal happens in one’s life by which time is measured. A life-…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021
It is so hard to think of beautiful things when you receive a cancer diagnosis. Your mind immediately…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021
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
It was about a week after my bilateral mastectomy; a Saturday… the “weekend and normally that…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021
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
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
I am the first to admit that I have been remiss in nurturing my friendships with other women. Over…
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021
If you google breast reconstruction, you will see photos of very symmetrical, round, shapely “foobs”….
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021
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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