Loneliness and isolation are familiar states to most of us. I often protected my insecurities of being sick by hiding out, believing that I’d survive if others didn't know how sick I really was. But I discovered that my insecurities multiplied and only made things worse.
Loneliness is something inside us. It's not… read more
What was my initial reaction the moment I found out I had cancer? Never before have I thought about that moment until now … Right after I was able to digest the word cancer, my defenses kicked in and I was all about denial, pity, and fear. Denial is a powerful tool and that day I learned to never underestimate denial… read more
Change is not easy, but it's absolutely unavoidable. Doors will close. Barriers will surface. Frustrations will mount. Nothing stays the same forever, and it's such folly to wish otherwise.
We choose the lives we lead. We choose sadness or happiness; success for failure; dread or excited anticipation. Whether or not… read more
How is it that something with such few characters can carry such heaviness? It’s almost as if it’s an incurable disease that can be transmitted just by spoken word. With something so heavy, what does it do our relationships? Perhaps no area of our life reflects our uniqueness and individuality in our health recover… read more