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Strength

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Strength is a powerful word. Physical strength is very obvious to the human eye. Internal strength is something different and more difficult to define. Not only is it difficult to define, but it is hard to determine where one finds their internal strength. It varies from person to person. When …

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What Cancer Cannot Do

cancer cannot

Several months ago, shortly after I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I received an e-hug via Facebook from a complete and total stranger. It was in a response to a post I put on a Facebook page regarding my cancer.  The e-hug I received contained a poem titled What Cancer …

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Taming the Endo Monster

endo monste

For some women, dealing with endometriosis feels like being in a state of perpetual PMS. For others, it becomes a game of Jekyll and Hyde during that time of the month. Or during ovulation. Or all the time. It is different for each woman, but I would think that all …

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Fear

Fear by Jeannette Guest Writer

I had an incredible dream early this morning. My dreams are typically interesting; vivid and in color, but on a rare occasion I’ll experience a dream that I know I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life. This particular dream was about fear. I wasn’t running from monsters, …

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Dealing With Naysayers

dealing with naysayers

Today my feelings were hurt as a result of another person’s actions towards my illnesses.  This is fairly common in my world, much to my dismay. You see…a large portion of the common public still view fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome as forms of mental distress. Some have been known …

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Dealing with the Holiday Season

dealing with the holiday season

Feeling a little ‘bah humbug’ about the holidays this year? The expectation to deck the halls and be jolly is overwhelming, especially when you’re going through cancer treatment, just finished treatment, battling a chronic illness, or struggling with mental health. The last thing you feel like doing is being jolly, …

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I Am A Spoonie! Are You?

spoon theory

Hello Lovies! I’m sure most of us can agree that explaining to others just how much our illnesses can impact our lives can be a difficult task. So we’ll be discussing how to make it a bit easier for both sides. In effort to promote understanding; I’d like to shed …

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