Like many people in cancer treatment, T couldn’t help but notice that she wasn’t looking her best. She’d never been obsessed with her appearance but still… losing her hair and feeling tired all the time had her feeling bedraggled and out of step with the rest of the world. While she was grateful for her… Read More »
Are you choosing life? Part 2
In my last post we started the story of L, who was devastated by a fierce bone and organ recurrence just six months after her first treatment for breast cancer. She’d “done everything right”, from eating well to proactively seeking the blessings in the experience. She was poised to become a cancer coach and share… Read More »
Are you choosing life?
This post contains the story of a cancer recurrence. I know you may find that difficult to read about. The story contains a priceless pearl of wisdom, so I encourage you to read it when the time is right. If today’s not the day, that’s fine; perhaps save it for another day, and reflect a… Read More »
Do you doubt yourself?
Her text arrived on a Saturday evening. Can we talk for a moment – please? D’s my coaching client, and she was scheduled to begin radiation for a painful node in her neck right after the weekend. If she was calling between her regularly scheduled sessions, I knew it was urgent. I dialed her number.… Read More »
Your Body is Talking. Are You Listening?
“18 and out!” That was my Dad’s mantra. He’d lost his mother at age 5, and learned the hard way to fend for himself in the hardscrabble world of the Depression. He became handy, resourceful and a good provider. By the time I turned 18 he wanted me to be capable of standing on my… Read More »