#5 One Powerful Word

    A teacher friend of mine shared this fabulous idea with me a few years ago. It was to be her lesson plan for when the kids returned to school after the holiday break.  It is the creation of Sandra from the Always Well Within website. My friend Danielle intended to help her students kick-start their new year off with a clear vision, purpose, and positive mindset.  They met...

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#4 New Year, New Beginnings

  Happy and Healthy New Year to you all! May 2015 bring you much peace, comfort, and joy. On this first day of the new year, the one thing I really know about myself is that I tend to put a lot on my plate. My friends and family would be the first to step up and congratulate me for admitting this. I put a lot on my...

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#3 Jenn’s Top 10 List For What to Do When Hearing You Have Cancer… (in no particular order)

    Do not read anything online Looking up information online requires much more than just deciphering which answers are the best responses for your questions. Sources need to be verified. Are they credible? Who created the site you’re getting your information from…a credible source or a crazy guy in the basement? If there is no author, do you really want to take advice from someone...

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#2 Support System…Family and Friends

  Every person managing adversity should be fortunate enough to be surrounded by compassionate and loving family and friends.  I was that lucky.  I am a mother of two wonderful children.  At the time of my diagnosis, my daughter was beginning her freshman year in high school.  My son was entering seventh grade.  Their dad was absolutely amazing managing a home, their schooling, work, and taking...

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# 1 Dickens Had it Backwards

It was the worst of times, it was the best of times.  As crazy as it may sound, battling cancer has been the greatest experience of my life. It's like the first line in A Tale of Two Cities, only for me, it was backwards.  Giggling quietly to myself as I sat across the desk from my oncologist, I thought Holy crow I’m actually going to...

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error: You deserve to be well. You deserve to be whole.