Illness Tag

#21 Celebrations

Holiday lit pines replace the wilted corn stalks and brown-topped mums that once decorated our front porch. I relish the subtle move into the Christmas season that I celebrate with family and friends while hanging on to every note of Christmas music that now plays. Thanksgiving has come and gone and leaves me with warm and wonderful lasting memories of the day and years gone by....

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#16 Don’t Judge Me, I’m Working On It

[audio src="https://shiftforwellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/16-Dont-Judge-Me-Im-Working-On-It.mp3"][/audio] Since I began the Shift for Wellness journey back in 2013, I always felt a little awkward about defining myself; particularly as a “survivor”.   Social media profiles are always asking you to define who you are.  What am I supposed to write?  There's not enough room to list all the hats I wear, and who would care about them anyway.   I'm then left wondering...

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#15 Unwavering Faith

[audio src="https://shiftforwellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/15-Unwavering-Faith.mp3"][/audio] Without a doubt, faith is hard for many to grab hold of and trust in. As I began to get well and “Come back to life” as I call it, I was coming from a place of confinement for a long period of time and was not able to take care of myself.  I was fully dependent upon my family and friends for every basic need....

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#10 Illness As a Gift

  The single most important piece of healing after an illness is to accept that nothing is the same.  Even for a person like me, who not just embraces change but invites it in, realizing there is no going back to the life you once lived can prove challenging at times. So, what has changed? Lots.  The ability to retain and recall information (There is truth to...

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#9 It’s Not About the Illness

  More than one million people in America get cancer each year and for more than sixty-five years, the American Cancer Society has been finding answers that save lives- from changes in lifestyle to new approaches in therapies to improving cancer patient’s quality-of-life (cancer.org).  What we know now and what I’ve been told by my doctors many times over is, that it’s all about the attitude. “It’s...

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