We are all heroes

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I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles ~ Christopher Reeve Although he never planned it that way, Christopher Reeve became a… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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The Path When you have followed the map which is not a map and created the path with every step you will traverse the in-ferno, meet the dragons and find them tame. You… Continue reading

Choose your feelings wisely

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Do you ever feel like you are sometimes hijacked by your emotions? I certainly do.  There is a psychological term for this – emotional hijacking. It occurs when a person’s rational thoughts and actions… Continue reading

To risk is to be free

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RISK To laugh, is to risk appearing the fool. To weep, is to risk appearing sentimental. To give without regard for reward, is to risk misunderstanding. To reach out to others, is to… Continue reading

Top Ten Ways to Live Authentically

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     “The only thing worse than not having sight is not having vision”    ~ Helen Keller    Do you remember in Alice in Wonderland, Alice asked the cat, “Would you tell me, please, which… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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I have a delicious aubergine/eggplant couscous salad to share with you today. It is so simple to prepare but looks very impressive and tastes wonderful. You can substitute the aubergine for another grilled… Continue reading

Happy Independence Day!

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Today is Independence Day,the national holiday of the United States. More commonly known as the Fourth of July, it commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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  Love after Love   The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome,… Continue reading

Hormonal treatment and fertility

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If your cancer is oestrogen sensitive (ER+), you will most likely be advised to undergo some form of hormonal treatment after your chemotherapy and radiotherapy has finished. This is usually in the form of… Continue reading

The Breast Cancer M.A.P. Project

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I am so pleased to see that a registry for breast cancer survivors in the United States will allow survivors to join together  in a nationwide effort to improve survivorship. I would love… Continue reading