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#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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#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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#7 Dates with Yourself

I’m a teacher. I teach middle school all week long and typically, two weekends out of the month, I teach graduate courses to teachers on Friday nights, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.  I LOVE it!  I’m often asked how I do it. How can I work all week long and then continue on throughout the weekends? Truth be told, there’s no place I’d rather...

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#6 Don’t Limit Yourself

    Around this time of year, I really enjoy going to the movies to see films that are nominated for Best Picture for the upcoming Academy Awards. What makes it so much fun for me is that I particularly enjoy going alone. There’s no reason behind it. I just really enjoy time to myself. Last year I went so far as to revel in two movies...

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