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Transformation of a Breast Cancer Mermaid ~ Part Two

The Transformation of a Breast Cancer Mermaid ~ two Transformation Tidbits from the Mermaid Journey WHY I HAD CANCER and WHAT IM DOING ABOUT IT. Photo Courtesy of Monica Burton   As I mentioned in the previous posts, I gained a significant amount of wisdom from Rebecca Taylor Shaw during her Send Me on Vacation– …

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Transformation of a Breast Cancer Mermaid ~ Part One

The transformation was subtle. It began the moment I was accepted into the Send Me on Vacation – Mermaid’s Journey and read the letter aloud to my husband.  It was only a couple of months away and I was already day dreaming about sleeping in, ordering room service and reading by the pool.  Those quiet …

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3 Things to Tell Yourself After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

Most people see cancer patients and notice the hairless features on their heads and face. A tilt of the head and a quiet empathetic sigh are the normal thoughtful gestures one might receive. Chemotherapy in almost all cases is the culprit for the dramatic change of appearance. In fact, before I had chemo, I looked …

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The Weekly Schedule of a 34 year old Mom and Breast Cancer Patient

I was a bit envious of those older breast cancer patients that would receive their treatments during the same time that I did. I would look over at them, slightly shaking my head thinking “Oh, how nice for you. After this, I bet you are going to just settle into a sweet little nap on …