Limbo Springs Transition
Limbo was brought up in our last meeting. We all have experienced this at some point in our lives, and cancer can exacerbate the intensity of limbo. The feelings of limbo between appointments can seem vast and overwhelming. We can linger in limbo as we wait for lab results or to hear back from our…
December: Full-circle On D-Day
Vulnerability as a coping tool I made it through yesterday, and here I am ready to face today. Key learnings: I will take care of myself; I will not neglect myself. I can make healthy choices. I will find struggle and I have the mindset to move through a spectrum of emotions; feeling, reckoning, rumbling…
Cancer and Sexuality
In my healing journey, I faced childhood trauma triggered by my experience with ovarian cancer. Through therapy and support groups, I found the courage to face this trauma and developed the emotional tools and resiliency to openly speak about my experience.
How we see ourselves – A Body of Work
Cancer taught me that I need to be in my body and listen to it; I need to work on myself. After my diagnosis I started to turn the wrenches and grease the gears and give myself routine maintenance, so to speak.