breathe stretch relax

Breathe. Stretch. Relax.

I am so unproductive right now. But that’s alright. I spent the weekend on a getaway with good friends (very relaxing), and then I tried to jump right back in to everything when I got back home. That was quickly followed by a nasty cold that sent me running to bed, and hiding from the …

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Thich Nhat Hanh said: “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” This weekend, I’m planning on making a few laps around this tree with that thought in mind. This labyrinth, and the Harmony Hill retreat center where it resides, is one of my favorite places in all of Washington. I’m also …

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relearning how to dream after cancer

A relearning how to dream after cancer blog

it takes some courage to re-imagine the future and relearn how to dream after cancer.

A look back at 2011

At the beginning of 2011, I was bald, ¬†scarred, nursing a nasty radiation burn, and not ready to spend any energy on an end of year analysis of my introduction to life with cancer. My life has changed a bit since then. For starters, I have hair.   There was some awesome My little girl …

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It isn’t easy being pink

It’s that time of year when the world is washed in pink, and people prance around in their favorite tongue-in-cheek, boob-aware apparel. But how much awareness does all this bring to the realities of breast cancer, and how much does this just turn our attention to boobs? Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against …

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