Three years ago, on this very day, many of you were praying for me as I went into the hospital to undergo a bi-lateral mastectomy. Today is a day of celebration and I feel blessed, Blessed, BLESSED!
You may recall in 2011 when this healing journey began, I asked you to do one thing: To see me as Whole. As already healed…in the present tense. And you did. Thank you.
Over the three-plus years since the diagnosis that started it all, I have learned more than I’d sometimes care to remember about cancer: the logistics of maneuvering the in’s and out’s, the physical aspects, and the emotional and psychological splat of it. That’s what it often feels like—SPLAT!—out of control and smearing in so many different directions, there’s no way to contain your emotions at times.
But here’s one thing I’ve found to be true of cancer: no two experiences are the same. Everyone lives their own, unique experience. It’s the same with divorce. With childbirth. With attending university. We each travel our own, distinct journey, framing our own, remarkable path.
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