Perspective

The Gratitude Journal 2

They were simply doing their jobs, and while at it, they impacted my life tremendously. The gratitude journal 2, is about my MGH (Mass General Hospital) team and my attorney, who have been very supportive and helpful to me from the start of my breast cancer diagnosis. My oncologist I […]

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The gratitude journal

Dealing with cancer is hard enough… having people who can assist and taking away some stress is the best thing that happened to me. The gratitude journal is compiled of my support system when diagnosed with cancer. I have been blessed without measure with kind-hearted people and today I want […]

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Trapped in fear

Fear is an emotion that we may subconsciously experience in relationships, without even recognizing it. These emotions/feelings are developed over time. They arise as a result of childhood experiences, or experiences that we have slowly garnered over time. We sometimes are trapped in fear and let those fears make choices […]

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Chemo Brain – The Side Effect of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is one of the treatments of cancer and Chemo has several side effects from hair loss, mouth sores, fatigue and a myriad of other side effects including chemo brain. It is also referred to as chemo fog. It refers to temporal memory and cognitive problems. I first noticed it […]

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Reflections

The death of a loved one makes me realize the brevity of life. With a deep sense of reflection, I remember so clearly her laughter. My aunt had a big hearty laughter that was very infectious, you didn’t have a choice than to join in or crack a smile. I […]

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When you are ghosted….

It was a ‘normal’ Wednesday. I woke up to the fifth time my alarm was snoozing and had to rush a bath. I tried on several clothes and couldn’t settle for any until I had a pile of clothes at my feet and had five minutes to walk out or […]

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Setting boundaries and limits

Do we always feel the need to do right by everybody around us? Compromise and some degree of sacrifice are essential, however, there is a difference between making sacrifices and exceeding your limits. Setting boundaries and limits in a relationship lead to a healthy relationship. Recognizing and acknowledging your feelings […]

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