I was recently honored and delighted to be included in a one-year “cancerversary” celebration. My dear friend dressed herself up and took a small group of her closest supporters to her favorite restaurant to celebrate. Like yours, her road has been bumpy. In fact for her, the leg beyond treatment has been more challenging than… Read More »
Are you asking “why me?”
Cancer and its aftermath are tough. Between symptoms and side effects, financial struggles and fear it’s easy to start asking “why me?” But is that a helpful question? Think of a challenge you’re facing right now. Imagine asking about that challenge, “why me?” How does that feel? Does it feel hopeful and expansive? Do you… Read More »
What possibilities are you open to?
I could always count on a smile and a friendly word from Jenni. She was a year ahead of me in medical school, encouraging and supportive of those coming up behind her. So when Jenni was diagnosed with ALS*in her last year of residency, hundreds gathered in a network of support. It didn’t seem fair.… Read More »
Come home to yourself
Whenever I’ve looked for my purpose in life, I come back to a major lesson I learned from my Dad. When I was 15, my father was hit as a pedestrian by an automobile. We didn’t know whether he’d survive that accident, but he did recover and lived another 28 years. You should have seen how he lived… Read More »
How are you showing up?
Ever found yourself being gloomy – even surly – and complaining? Maybe you were tired of a life full of doctor appointments, or of people around you who just couldn’t understand what you were going through. What is it you wanted most in those moments? I heard this story from one of the members of… Read More »
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