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Wisdom Along The Way

13 July
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On this day, July 13, 2018, I celebrate, acknowledge, and mark 28 years, since I began traveling the long and winding road of being a cancer survivor. My tenacity has always guided the direction my journey takes. No matter how long the road, or how high the Herculean struggles and challenges have been – I […]

A Celebration, A Friendship, and Life’s Treasure

16 March

Happy birthday, Cindy……This is a homage to an extraordinary human spirit! To the uniqueness of a true individual. This is a loving birthday card. One of life’s greatest gifts is the precious gift of friendship. The sheer delight and pleasure of seeing your heart’s smile reflected in the smile of your friend is      immeasurable. Life […]

Why I Do What I Do! A Guiding Touch

05 June
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Motivation is a very welcome companion and partner on the road to well-being, fitness, and overall good health. But, it helps to have an incredible pathfinder by your side to encourage, support, and light your way. Such it is, with me. I began a journey of physical renewal and strengthening in October, 2015. My guide, […]

A Joyous Gift

16 March
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The greatest treasures in life are the relationships we build during our life’s journey. They add texture, a listening ear, caring comfort, the wonderful feeling of belonging, and perhaps, even a hand to hold in difficult times. The bond between special friends is truly the gift you give yourself! The friendship between women is almost […]

Living With Uncertainty As A Companion

21 July
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When you live with any chronic condition, illness or disease you share your living space with something extraordinary — uncertainty. Now, I hear you saying, extraordinary? How can that be? Isn’t uncertainty like walking a tight rope all the time? Perhaps. The dictionary defines uncertainty as: The state of being uncertain; doubt; hesitancy, unpredictability; indeterminacy; […]

Be A Healthier YOU!

03 June
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I live with two cancers. That’s right, live. And, I thrive with every new brilliant day. Sure it’s a difficult journey some days – but, isn’t living the point? Sunday, June 5th is National Cancer Survivors Day…..it is a Celebration of Life. It’s a day to say, “Hey, job well done!” Or maybe a huge……”I […]

The Amazing Benefits Of Fitness

17 April
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Taking care of ourselves — It is not always a priority in our daily lives as we are booked, over-booked, and scurry here and there.  We’ll get to it ……and we mean it!  But… The amazing benefits of fitness and the dedication to one’s own wellness are an essential part of our own integral health. […]

The Passage of Time

27 March
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How do we as individuals measure the passage of time? The events in our own lives are the markers we gauge our life’s journey. Certainly each of us would define the milestones that make up our experiences as completely unique and “ours alone.” And, they are.  Although many of us share in these common experiences. […]

What Is Veteran’s Day?

07 November
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What really is Veterans Day? It isn’t just another “day off”…….So, what do we actually know about this important day? Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans.  Every family in America has someone they know who served this country….at some point in history. It is a […]

Living In The Now

29 August
Serenity of Time

Moving forward has always been a steadfast focus of mine. It plays an important role in both my writing and thinking. It is always there as an underlying and unifying theme. Every day I make a conscience effort to live life to its fullest. I greet each day as a precious gift. A tremendous surprise […]