Tag Archives: cancer

When I am alone

The days blur, one into the next no beginning, middle or end. I wait for the moments between the comings and goings. There in the quiet of my day I can see my dreams. I smell the ocean and feel … Continue reading

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YOU ADJUST by Kathleen Campbell (my beautiful & talented writer-performer friend)

When you’re sick and need an operation you adjust your fears so that you can do what you need to. When your body is cut and something removed you adjust your body to be accepting of that space. It’s not … Continue reading

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dog-tired

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Laughter-from beginning to end.

Laughter is an instant vacation.~Milton Berle This speaks to me. I woke this morning to great laughter from my son Christopher. My only advice: keep on laughing. You will feel better. I guarantee it.

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if my life was a sitcom

Oh, to be Samantha in Bewitched or Jeannie in I Dream of Jeannie, Staring for hours, autographed pictures on my bedroom wall, dreaming of a different place with no compulsion or obsession, only once upon a time and happily ever … Continue reading

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in the shadows

My splintered psyche aches from over-thinking. Endless days and nights, a series of reruns. Death lurks, looks square into my eyes. I am not afraid.

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