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  • Junk Gets in the Way

    It’s been a few months since I’ve written you. Life has certainly been challenging lately. Besides my battle with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, my husband and I finally put to bed our discussion about downsizing. We’ve been talking about it for years. We finally …

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  • Keeping it Simple

    People talk about new year’s resolutions and it seems nearly everyone makes a list of how their lives will be different this year. I think weight loss, and finances top the charts.  The hard part is that we make these plans, sometimes too aggressively, and then …

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  • Staying in the Light!

    Last night, I had a wonderful moment, one of those kind of moments that can change your life. It was a tender moment with Dr. Shani Fox. Dr. Fox is a Naturopath and life coach here in Portland, OR. I know her through my work …

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  • The Power of Positive Activities

    Have you ever felt the weight of the world on your shoulders? It seems one thing after another piles on you until you can no longer function, or you feel like you can no longer stand upright. As cancer survivors, it can often feel that …

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  • What Would You Do?

    If someone told you that you only had five years to live, what would you do? When I was told I had advanced stage breast cancer, the doctor hesitantly told me that I had a 60% chance of surviving past five years. That meant I …

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  • Don’t Wait to Say I Love You

    I just had some horrible news. My first cousin, Michelle, died yesterday of unknown causes. We were so close as children. It breaks my heart because we grew apart though we never stopped loving or caring about each other. The sad thing for me is …

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  • Time to Spring Clean!

    March is the time we start thinking about spring cleaning.  Flowers are blooming (at least here in Portland), sun is shining and the air is warming up.  Getting rid of the clutter makes us feel like we are in control. But it’s also a good …

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