Category Archives: Breast Cancer

Exercise — And My Love-Hate Relationship with It!

I’m not a big fan of exercise. I hate to sweat and I’m not athletic. I don’t consider myself particularly coordinated and I definitely lack rhythm. I tried ZUMBA classes a couple of times, but of the hundred or so … Continue reading

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Christmas Forks and Yellow Nail Polish

My husband wrote this story recently to share with our church family. I’m proud to share it with my readers with the hope it will bring a special Christmas blessing to you and yours! Christmas Forks and Yellow Nail Polish … Continue reading

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Six-Word Memoir — Wish I Had Thought of This!

This past Saturday, I attended a writers workshop led by Erica Orloff. Awesome experience! Thanks, Erica! We worked on a number of exercises, probably one of my favorites based on the Smith Magazine challenge to tell a story in six … Continue reading

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Pinktober — In All Its Girly Color!

For some breast cancer survivors, October has become a dreaded month. One can’t turn on the television, step into the marketplace or open a magazine without seeing pink – even on the football fields. It reminds survivors that their lives … Continue reading

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American Flag Styled Quilt Pattern

Fall is in the air in Virginia, and it is a beautiful time of year. Although I hate to say goodbye to summer, it is a lovely transitional season into the upcoming holidays, which I also love. Autumn signals the … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

I was recently a guest blogger for my friend Patty Hall who is a children’s book author, and also a breast cancer survivor. She shared this poem with me, which she wrote several years ago, about her experience dealing with … Continue reading

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Purple Hearts for Pink Ribbon Ladies — and Gents!

I was talking recently with another breast cancer survivor about blessings that have come my way because I had cancer – skills I’ve learned, personal and spiritual lessons, humorous experiences related to coping with the disease and its treatments. She … Continue reading

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