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I’d love to help but…the difference between wanting to be helpful and being helpful

By on Apr 8, 2018 in Blog Posts, Cancer | 6 comments

For every donation, though, there were a ton of people who wanted to help but couldn’t. I understood. At the time my own stress levels meant that I couldn’t donate either. AND every message felt like a blow to my gut.

The Bloody Birthday Challenge (And the Special Bloody Snowflake Challenge)

By on Apr 3, 2018 in Blog Posts, Cancer | 4 comments

Please join the Blood Birthday Challenge!

I am furious

By on Mar 28, 2018 in Autumn, Blog Posts, Cancer | 7 comments

Of course I have a bloody rage issue.

Thank you, Nancy

By on Mar 26, 2018 in Autumn, Blog Posts | 3 comments

Writing and knowing that someone bears witness to my attempts to make sense of this experience is a huge gift. (Thank you). I admit to feeling a kind of pious, selfless pleasure, this morning, knowing I was giving Nancy that gift. And, as always when I get a little above my station the universe, in the form of Nancy’s story, is quick to turn my thinking on its head.