Personal power isn't something we give up all at once. It is chipped away at, little by little, by circumstances and people and illness and a whole slew of other things until one day we realize what has happened. Or don't -- plenty of people never, ever realize they've given up their power at all.
They say that when you have made it five years past a cancer diagnosis without a re-occurrence, then you are cured. But cancer is never really over.
(This is the text from a speech I gave for the opening ceremonies of the Monroe/Sky Valley, Washington Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on June 2, 2012 and, by request, in a slightly altered form at the Arlington, Washington Relay on June 23) Welcome to Relay! My name is Robyn Lynn … Continue reading Why Not Now?
I am thrilled to be one of 43 remarkable women and 1 man whose lives were changed by a breast cancer diagnosis. We have written our stories of courage and struggle, hope and compassion and are sharing them with you for free in the new e-book "How We Became Breast Cancer Thrivers" . Please click … Continue reading How We Became Breast Cancer Thrivers