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The Phoenix Flight

Reflections of a Breast Cancer Survivor Recently, I was delighted to hear from an old friend. In this very mobile world, we’d lost touch after layoffs took our lives in different directions and different cities. It had been two years

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Recycled Boobs

Today I’m going to answer the question that everyone wants to know but is afraid to ask. Don’t think I don’t know you’re curious! I see the looks! I hear the hesitancy in voices when they broach the subject of

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MIA – Again!

I know! I know! I have been missing in action again for a number of weeks. Please forgive and rest assured that I have been duly chastised for not writing sooner. I can only plead an overwhelming desire for SLEEP!!!

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The Story of the Christmas Manger

Dear Peeps…. Things are so busy this year and of course, my last surgery is tomorrow so don’t know when I’ll write again this month. I do however, want to share with you one of my Christmas stories. The Post-Register

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A Brief Update

To my dear friends and gentle readers…. I’m so sorry that I’ve been quiet this month. It’s been a world wind the past few weeks. I would love to say that I’m fully recovered and life has returned to normal.

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What Are You Thankful For?

“What are you thankful for?” This was the question posed to us last Sunday at the Little Green Church. What am I thankful for? This year, the usual suspects – family, friends, job, the freedom to worship, being an American,

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Mary in Flight!

How does one celebrate the end of a very long battle with breast cancer? After all, for months cancer has dominated your life. In all likelihood, you’ve suffered through biopsies, surgeries, chemo, maybe radiation, and doctor’s visits too numerous to

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What is Love?

“What is love?” It was youth day at the Little Green Church and the children were in charge of the service. The task of delivering the sermon fell to ten year old Evan. He asked for the privilege and as

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Hereditary Breast Cancer: A Personal Perspective on the BRCA Gene Mutation

Special to the Post-Register; published by the Lockhart on Thursday, October 10, 2013 “You have breast cancer.” Nothing prepares you to hear those words and yet, on February 28, 2013, I listened with disbelief as my surgeon spoke four small

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A personal perspective

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It seems as if pink ribbons are the fashion of the day and no matter where you go or what you do, you’re sure to find pink ribbons prominently displayed. In the spirit of

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