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The Silver Pen | Cancerversary

5th Cancerversary. Yup. FBC.

Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, it’s back to blogging I go…

How’s that for an entré? Good? No? Well, I’m not sure where to begin after disappearing for the past few months.

How have you been? Have a good summer? I have missed you all. A LOT.

To tell you the truth, it has taken a boatload of courage, determination, perseverance and focus to sit down and write, but here I am – obviously – writing.

Golly, I have a ton to say. However, I became a bit insecure a few weeks ago when I was readying (prodding may be a better word!) myself to come back. Okay, to tell you the honest to goodness truth, I worked myself into a full-on tizzy. “Who on G-d’s green earth really gives a s**t about what you have to say?” I asked myself – day in and day out. You know what happened? These thoughts reinforced my emotions which resulted a writing paralysis. Nice, right?

Anyway, ...

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Practice What I Preach

Recently a girlfriend called me out and dressed me down.  She just finished chemo and told me, “Hol, I love you and your book. ...

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The Illusion of Time | The Silver Pen

The Illusion of Time After Cancer

Recently, I came across a new blog that I am crazy about.  It is called HerAfter.com. The author, Rachael Yahne, had cancer and is ...

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Cancerversary | The Silver Pen

4th Cancerversary: The Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Four years ago today, I was diagnosed with FBC, known to many of you as f-bomb breast cancer. Today is a day of great reflection ...

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Hellooooooo After a Hiatus & Hysterectomy

Hiatus & Hysterectomy

Hello! Hello! Hello! Where to begin? My oh my. I thought that sitting down to my beloved blog again after a six ...

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Helpful Hot Flash Hints

Helpful Hot Flash Hints

For those of you who have experienced (naturally occurring or chemo-induced) menopause, you know exactly what I mean when I say ...

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If Not Now, When? | The Silver Pen

If Not Now When? Carpe Diem After Cancer

If Not Now When?

In the past week, we have had several friends who have been afflicted with the most random and debilitating things, everything ...

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Yoga Dreaming

Yoga Dreaming

One aspect of November’s month of self care includes the development of a yoga practice. Ha! I can barely get that sentence out ...

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3rd Cancerversary

3rd Cancerversary

Three years ago today, I was diagnosed with FBC (f-bomb breast cancer). Wow. I still can’t believe that I just wrote that. I ...

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5 Ways To Take Care of Yourself

5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Lately, I’ve been having crazy messy drippy hot flashes. Here’s how it goes: I wake up multiple times ...

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Returning to Work after Cancer Treatment: Co-Worker Adjustment

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

A dear reader wrote to me recently telling me that returning to work was a challenge not for reasons ...

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