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Easing the transition to an extraordinary life

Viewpoints: If you only knew then what you know now, right? Here’s the place to find out all the things that might make the journey a little bit easier, from the voices of experience. Whether it is one of our experts, one of our contributors or one of you, everyone has something they can share that might make it easier for the next person, and that next person could be you!

The Practical Things

        If you or someone you love is grappling with a serious illness, or even if you are perfectly healthy and all is well, you still need to have your affairs in order.  A lot of people resist this for many reasons:    1) You have plenty of time (you don’t)    2) View Post >

“Beautiful Day, Happy to Have Been Here”

  The End of Life’s Journey    We recently saw this floating around on Facebook and Twitter.  This link is from the Huffington Post about a woman who took her terminal diagnosis and embraced her last days, even to the point of writing her own obituary.  It is a testament to her spirit of life View Post >

Bag O’Fun

Let’s talk about chemo.  Chemo is not fun.  The night before chemo day was the hardest for me, and actually getting the chemo was no picnic, either.  You are there for hours, sometimes the whole day if the clinic is backed up or your labs were late getting processed or if there wasn’t a chair View Post >

The Big “C”

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month    It’s not what you’re thinking.  This is about the word “Can.” The first part of that word that changes everything. Maybe you have just heard from your doctor that you have cancer.  Or someone you love has found out the same thing.  It is a shock.  It View Post >

How Do You Mend a Broken Heart? Dealing with Grief

     I know I will never be the same after losing my mother.  Every thing that happens in my life still makes me yearn for her, to tell her about my day or ask her opinion, to see her smile, to hug her, to smell her perfume.  Most of all, I miss her voice, View Post >

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