How do you finish this sentence? (Archive Post)

Debbie’s discovery of cancer’s gifts continues to attract comments and opinions – the latest being a wonderful post from Terri who writes at A Fresh Chapter on the inter-mingling of sorrow and joy.

It has also inspired today’s post.

If I ask you to finish the sentence below, how would you do it? What is the first thing that springs to mind when you read these words:

Having cancer…

Don’t think too much about it when you answer – often your first answer is the most instinctive and instructive.

Looking forward to your responses.