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Gratitude as a way of life

Here is an excerpt from a blog post which brought me to tears.  http://seeingmiracles.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/refinement/ “I wrote down a few lines every day for years. I never missed a day no matter how tired I was or how early I would … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

It’s been a year since I started my blog, and 2 years since I began my journey through breast cancer. The lessons I’ve learned through my journey, through my blog, in my meditations/reflections, and in seeking knowledge about life, its … Continue reading

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Close my eyes

I have discovered something magical just by closing my eyes.    I can close off the world. Sounds simple doesn’t it? I mean isn’t that what we do when we close our eyes? But let’s think about this a bit … Continue reading

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Reiki Healing

My soul sister and I are always discussing ways in which we can improve our health and well-being.  From yoga, to massage therapy, to reading, to meditating, to spending time with each other. I knew that she had more physical … Continue reading

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Embraced by the Light

“Embraced by the Light” is a book by Betty J. Eadie.  I read it when my soul sister loaned it to me.  I was changed by it.  I decided to re-read it, not from the beginning, but from wherever.  I … Continue reading

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My Last Herceptin!

Finally the day had arrived…..my 17th, and FINAL, Herceptin treatment. I got dressed up – what the heck right?  Took pictures with every single staff.  My family got involved too – my Mom made samosas and my cousin baked a … Continue reading

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Life….and Death….

Death has been a very significant component of my life and the lessons I’ve accumulated, both sub-consciously and consciously, thus far. Thinking back to my first experience with death was when I was around 6 or 7.  We still hadn’t … Continue reading

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The Cancer Community

As a result of my cancer, I am now a bonafide member of a ginormous cancer community, which is comprised of smaller sub-communities – there is the group of staff and patients at the cancer care clinic; the cancer support group … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

What’s easier – forgiving others or forgiving yourself? I know for me, forgiving myself is the most difficult thing to do, and I still work on that everyday.  That is something that is between myself and God. But before I could get … Continue reading

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Emotional Roller Coaster

Cancer.  Just the word evokes deep emotions. And the journey is a ride on an emotional roller coaster – a never-ending ride of highs and lows, of twists and turns.  I have felt fear, triumph, guilt, terror; I have puked, crawled, … Continue reading

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