Category Archive: Emotional Wellness…

– The snarling wolf

You don’t “beat” stage IV breast cancer. The most you can do is grab the snarling wolf by the throat and hold it at arm’s length, trying not to be intimidated by the fangs and the spittle and the intensity of its desire to rip you to pieces. If you’re lucky, you temporarily tame it …

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– The path you choose

The diagnosis of cancer left me reeling and disoriented. I stopped at the store and spaced out… staring… in front of the dairy section. “So what does this mean? How long do I have? Do I buy a pint… or a gallon?” Time slows down; mouths open; people talk; nothing makes sense; the non-existent wind …

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