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In A Blink of an Eye Everything Changes

Today life as he knew it changed. Forever. Today my friend was diagnosed with cancer. Only those who have been diagnosed before truly understand. The fear. The unknown. The out- of -body feeling. The second guessing. The lack of control. … Continue reading

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“Think Pink” this month. But Differently…

October is the month of “pink”. We all know it is coming and what it represents.  Over the years we have been inundated with pink ribbons and pink products ranging from yogurt and candy to jewelry, clothing, makeup, footwear and pink … Continue reading

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Back To School. Change Is In The Air.

The leaves are slowly beginning to change colors, the days just a little bit shorter and even though we may be still experiencing summer-like temperatures, the state of mind is that of “back to school” and new beginnings. I think that … Continue reading

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We All Have A Story. A Day At The Coffee Shop

My last blog touched many people. This week I offer a blog that continues the discussion. I am working on a variety of topics and in order to ensure the material has enough time and attention I have will be … Continue reading

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My Mother Always Said Don’t Judge A Book By It’s Cover. We All Have A Story.

Several years ago I took my son to play a round of golf. We had parked the car and were heading to the course when I bumped into a woman I had known through my son’s school. We talked about … Continue reading

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A Reflection On Mother’s Day

Becoming a mother has been one of the most multifaceted experiences of my life. It changes you, challenges you, humbles you, and enriches you like no other. I always thought I would be a mother but truth be told I … Continue reading

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Could We Be Nearing The Tipping Point?

A few months ago I was talking to someone and mentioned I volunteer in an advisory capacity at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She looked at me and said, “It just shocks me that they haven’t found a cure for cancer. … Continue reading

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You Are Your Best Advocate. The Power Of A Second Opinion

People reach out to me often for advice. It is typically related to a friend or a friend of a friend who is diagnosed with cancer. There is nothing more overwhelming than being thrown into a foreign world of doctors, hospitals, … Continue reading

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Life Throws Us Curveballs

Life has thrown me some challenges- some curveballs very early on- maybe earlier than most. This year was another one- maybe not a curveball because it was expected yet still something to reflect on and deal with. Turning 50. I … Continue reading

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Ready…Set… JUMP

So, I finally decided to dive in and just do it. It is scary but I have been doing alot of things outside of my comfort zone this year. Why blog? Well, according to my husband and two sons, I … Continue reading

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