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A Valuable Lesson

A Valuable Lesson in Following Intuition

A Valuable Lesson

This is my first week back at work and on the road, which required every bit of mental and physical strength that I could muster. My first trip was to the great state of Texas. Earlier this year I was invited to be the Keynote Speaker at the Pink Alliance annual luncheon fundraiser, Surviving & Thriving, in College Station, Texas (home of Texas A&M).

The luncheon was a sold out event with over 700 (!!!!) in attendance. Last week, I became a little panic-y about going. After all, it was my first time on a flight in over 6 weeks, I was going by myself AND the event was sold out! Ohhhh, AND it was a mere 5 weeks ago that I had my surgery and I was still feeling only about 70% strong. Both the HOTY (Husband Of The Year) and my doctor thought that I was nuts to make this trip, assuring me that everyone would understand if I needed ...

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Karen Rice’s Silver Linings

“An Awakening”

When I was diagnosed with Breast cancer a few years back, I reacted like most who receive a cancer diagnosis; first thing came ...

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Linda's Silver Linings

In August of 1998, I happened to drop a bottle of shampoo while in the shower. When I bent down to pick it up, my ...

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Linda's Silver Linings

Hi, I’m a fan & ‘faithful reader’ since discovering your site!

I’m 54 & was diagnosed with stage II FBC 03/2010. 2 lumpectomies. Had 4 ...

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Catherine’s Silver Linings

 

Dearest Hollye,

I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in February, 1999 while living in Dallas, TX. I had just had a mammogram the ...

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Jill's Silver Linings

This is not a submission as much as a ‘thank you’. I was diagnosed April 25, 2012 with DCIS and have had surgery, just started ...

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Sher's Silver Linings

I am a two time breast cancer survivor who continues to experience many silver linings despite being in a second round of treatments. Your site ...

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Michele's Silver Linings

From stage 3 breast cancer………to Wilhelmina semi-finalist in the model face 0f2012
Breast cancer and brain cancer pushed me to the edge…….but I’m pushing back....

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Gracie's Silver Linings

 

10 months since I finished my chemo and radiation and now learning to deal with all the complications of that and tamoxifen yet so...

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Karen's Silver Linings

I’m a two-time cancer survivor, who was like most when I heard the news, “a death sentence”. I found out later, it was truly “an ...

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Maggie's Silver Linings

My story is simply a complicated mess. I am an LPN and I started my own little blog, I do not post nearly as often ...

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