Peace with Scars, one breath at a time…

I woke up this morning and the pain from my inflamed scar continues. I have been told I am cancer free 3 years 8 months and 9 days ago.You see, its just a scar.I am breathing. I kept the Faith. I believed I would be here and I am.Is it that simple?Maybe.Maybe not. Of course[…]

John McCain and Cancer

The description of John McCain is one of a man who lived life full of love and honoring his values. That is what life is about. Yet some people wait until they get a cancer diagnosis to realize this. I was one of them. I was afraid to speak my truth as it would hurts[…]

It’s a New Year, so it’s time to LIVESTRONG

I   Imagine your body is beat up, muscle is gone, your tired, you’ve lost weight, you can’t sleep, your strength is gone, surgery from the cancer removal leaves scars that get inflamed and cut into nerves…there in spots that when you stretch you are in pain still, your just plain weak. YET, you are[…]

We May Never Pass This Way Again…..

I heard this song on the radio today in the car. Very nostalgic. It first reminded me of my High School Graduation in 1979. We all had hopes and dreams that someday we would see each other again. Well, time goes on and this has a very different meaning for me today. I am working[…]

Fuel for Healing: A beginning

Have you ever thought about what it truly takes to heal yourself? Of anything………a headache, a broken bone, a cold , a negative thought, cancer?  Well, I think it first takes the thought that you don’t want to feel this way so you think about what you can do to feel better and be healed.[…]

5 Factors to Control Cancer

Dana Farber has put out a 45 second video today. April is National Cancer Control Month. I did 4 of these items. I did not even think of cancer screening since I felt healthy. Who does right? Well, the good news is I am healthy today and I am doing the cancer screening. All we[…]

Live in the Present

“Do not dwell in the past; do not dream of the future,concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha It is all about perspective! Been thinking about this a lot lately. How many times do we look back on not so good things in our life? It’s natural to look back at memories but make sure[…]

Live your life now! You don’t really know how much time you have…

Why do people wait until they get a life threatening illness to re-consider how they are living their life? I’ll tell you why. It’s because deep down,we all think we will live a long time.” I can do that next year, or when X happens”. I never thought about death and thought I had all[…]

Can we cure Cancer in our lifetime?

This is a question many people have asked. Here is a great article from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. Please continue to support research for ALL Cancers. Let’s heal everyone.#cure #cancer #cancercure Click the newspaper to read the article.  

Signs, Signs, Everywhere

Have you ever noticed when you are walking and suddenly you look down and see a penny? This is a Spiritual sign a loved one who has passed is sending to you. “You are Loved” “You are Valued”  Signs can be animals, electricity going haywire, words on a truck, repetitive numbers and more. It was[…]

Anyone can get Cancer

Where does one begin? “You’ve got Cancer” Words no one wants to hear. I certainly did not ever expect to hear those words. Imagine. One day you might too. Scary to even think about. We are fearless. We are forever thinking we have all the time in the world to do whatever, whenever we want[…]