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COUPLE

I have this terrible habit that I must break.  Wake up. Open eyes (barely). Extend my arm above my head and bang around the top of the headboard/shelf a few times. Feel the hard case of my mobile smart phone. … Continue reading

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LETTING CHANGE HAPPEN

“Have you noticed any changes?” “No, it’s been there for, I dunno, like 6 years.” “But have you noticed any changes?”   Over the past few months, there have been significant changes in my personal life. One of them, as … Continue reading

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NEW HEIGHTS

I sometimes wonder if I’m being foolishly strong or strongly foolish. My physical trainer, Laury, will tell you that I wrestle with both limitations and risk-taking. I’m not afraid of doing 10 more reps on a bicep machine, but I’m … Continue reading

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A YEAR

This time last year, I was stretching on my floor. No, take that back. I was stretched out on my floor. Foam roller kneeding the backs of my calves, straddling the line between pain and, well, more pain. On June … Continue reading

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HAPPY HALF BIRTHDAY!

Just after I ran my first half marathon, the catalyst for the Marathon b4 Mastectomy journey, one of my BRCA sista/bloggers had her Happy Half Birthday to her new boobs.  It was June 2010. I remembered thinking, “When I have … Continue reading

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FOUR MONTHS OLD

I remember when my children each turned “Four Months Old.” I took pictures of them at each month of their lives, and I still remember the way that they looked, felt, and even smelled at that age (I mean the … Continue reading

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UNDER RE-CONSTRUCTION

The other day, while getting dressed to workout with my amazing Cancer Exercise Specialist, Laury Hale, I put on my bright pink “Marathon B4 Mastectomy” shirt. I wore this shirt proudly in June 2010 as I ran my first 1/2 … Continue reading

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