A Survivor’s Reminder

Like most survivors, I am terrified of being diagnosed with cancer again. Every weird feeling, illness or overtired day makes me think that something is seriously wrong with me. Facing these fears head on provides an opportunity to learn to stay present in the process when the fear of “what if” keeps you awake at … Continue reading A Survivor’s Reminder

Saying Goodbye

I recently attended the “funeral” of my beautiful friend Leslie who is in fact still living. This may seem like a shockingly bizarre thing to hold, much less attend, but her life changed abruptly and dramatically in an instant, leaving her with little resemblance between the “before” and “after” Leslie. While coming home from work … Continue reading Saying Goodbye