My Annual Mammo Meeting

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I sat, shivered, and waited for my name to be called. The light pink soft but thin fabric barely covered my chest. Grateful for the white, knee-length robe, I pulled it closer and tighter. I thought about sitting in this exact space years ago. A woman with thick, short dark hair sat across from me. We still cannot recall who said hello first. And it truly doesn’t matter! Diana and I quickly connected. I was still practicing speech therapy at the time; this was more than a decade ago. Why is this important? Within the first few minutes of our … Read More

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Ex”fall”iating and Letting Go With Grace

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Death CAN be beautiful. As I marveled at nature’s masterpiece, these are the words that gently and repeatedly floated through my mind. I gazed at the leaves that lingered on the branches. Red, orange, brown, purple, gold, and green hues formed an abstract rainbow against the pale sky. I continued to walk. The crunching beneath my feet was like a jazz jam session of syncopated beats. Each step sounded different than the one before it. I glanced down and thought about the clear contrast. These leaves were ready. Their time to fall and leave was now. We don’t know, as … Read More

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