The beauty of me

The beauty of me

Okay, at the risk of losing readers, here goes…and I ask that you read this through before you judge or dismiss me… I have written that I start each day with “Good morning, sweetheart. I adore you, Lisa.” What I haven’t publicly admitted is that I don’t stop there. At...

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What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

I heard this poem, The Summer Day by Mary Oliver, this past week, actually during a Yizkor service where Danny’s name (my dad) was read. It stuck with me. If a cancer diagnosis does nothing else, it certainly makes one aware – at least it has made me aware – of my one...

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I’m just going to let myself feel it

I’m just going to let myself feel it

Chemo is definitely cumulative. I know they tell you it is. I know I’ve experienced that it is. But this round – yes, six of six – has hit me beyond hard. It hurts to walk. It hurts to move. It hurts to type. I woke very early this am, and everything hurt. Everything...

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It's been hellish, and I'm keeping going

I'm remembering to up my self-care and to soothe and nurture myself

I'm remembering to have compassion for how hellish it is and for myself overall

Even as I keep going

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My body and brain remembered another layer to my trauma

I said to my therapis) “No wonder I’m afraid”

She replied, “Yes, and it’s okay to relax”

My latest blog post - It's okay to relax - https://t.co/gCa9K4CN3f

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My therapist suggested that when I truly know that my childhood was hard some of my current struggle will ease

I told a friend

This is what she said

How we downplay what we’ve experienced

It doesn’t help anyone

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