Category Archives: Health

Radioactive

I sit in the subterranean waiting room at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a lady on a loveseat, a patient and her bags.  I packed for a full day in Boston, my bright floral "cancer bag" filled with books, medical records, … Continue reading

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This Moment

7.17.17 I’ve been feeling anxious tonight. I think It’s because I’m trying to fit this cancer into my life rather than working my life around this cancer. This isn’t an inconveniently timed head cold that I just need to power … Continue reading

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Trust.

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”  ~Ambrose Redmoon Four weeks ago today I sat in a surgeon’s office in Attleboro and received a diagnosis of breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Going Dark

I’m pretty sure that 10 years ago people didn’t have to “go dark” when they had a down spell. I think we just kept to ourselves a bit. We didn’t accept invitations, certainly didn’t invite anyone over. And then, enter … Continue reading

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When Logic Interferes with Intuition

I’ve got a craving lately.  Picture:  a hot bath, a good book, a warm blanket.  The mood and atmosphere present:  serenity and silence.  The chosen activity:  withdraw, retreat, reflect. In my training to be a health coach we look at … Continue reading

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At Peace.

I’ve felt a bit strange for the last 24-36 hours and have tried to pinpoint the sensation (we Americans love our diagnoses).  It kind of felt like something was wrong or, more appropriately, like something was missing.  After repeatedly poking and … Continue reading

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Mid-life Redirection

I’ve been pretty quiet over here.  The last couple of months have been a time of deep internal reflection for me.  Winter 2015 has certainly aligned with my need for slowing down and shutting up.  It’s supported me as I … Continue reading

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