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Mastering the art of “resting”

Heading into my third week of recovery after my bi-lateral explant surgery, I have discovered the truth about myself: I am an absolute utter and complete failure at the art of forced “resting”. Now it’s silly because after sixteen prior surgeries, I understand the importance of physical rest in surgical recovery. Rest equals healing. Healing equals getting back to life sooner than later. But rest, … Continue reading Mastering the art of “resting”

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No More Doubts!

Heading into my second week, post bi-lateral breast implant “explant” surgery, I’ve discovered that recovery, whatever we are recovering from, in my case recovering from yet another major surgery associated with my breast cancer journey, takes an enormous amount of faith in an outcome that is at the mercy of a lot of things beyond our individual control. For someone like me, who likes their … Continue reading No More Doubts!

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Bringing Back Me

It’s a strange thing when life hands you curve balls you think you can handle and then come to find out that no matter the fortress of positivity you have built around yourself; no matter how much you have stacked the deck in favor of hope verses despair, that sometimes, you just have to give in to the fact that you are human and your … Continue reading Bringing Back Me

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Moving your life story from “I Can’t” to “I Can Do It!”

I sat in the car for a few moments before starting the engine, gathering my thoughts. I could literally feel my mind racing, like it actually had a heart beat and I started to laugh. I laughed and laughed. I must have looked like a loon to anyone driving by. You see I was laughing at the fact that despite my intentional focus on positivity, … Continue reading Moving your life story from “I Can’t” to “I Can Do It!”