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Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

What One Thing Would You Most Want To Say To A Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patient?

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As soon as the first golden leaves of autumn appear on the trees a feeling of sadness starts to descend over me. I’m catapulted back over the years to a late September day.… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Invitation Oh do you have timeto lingerfor just a little whileout of your busyand very important dayfor the goldfinchesthat have gatheredin a field of thistlesfor a musical battle,to see who can singthe highest… Continue reading

Mind The Gap: How Do You Explain A Cancer-Related Gap In Your Work History?

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Are you looking for a new job after cancer treatment? Perhaps you left your last employment after your diagnosis, or maybe you are still in your current job but want a fresh start… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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​​​​​ You become freer to be yourself, not because you finally found a place where you are protected from feeling what you don’t want to feel, but because you welcomed those unwanted feelings… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up

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T for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Grief, Loss and the Cancer Experience

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“In a society which is much more inclined to help you hide your pain rather than to grow through it, is necessary to make a very conscious effort to mourn.” – Henri Nouwen Grief… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Anthem Ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack, a crack in everythingThat’s how the light gets inYou can add up the parts, you won’t have the sumYou… Continue reading

Ovarian Cancer, Confessions, and My Sister Joanne

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Gogs Gagnon, author of Prostrate Cancer Strikes, has reached out to me with an article he wrote in memory of his sister, Joanne. I’d love it to… Continue reading