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No, It’s Not a Pink Ribbon

Julie – yup, me. For this last day of October, the last day of my own little breast cancer names project, I name me. Because I’m 14 1/2 years from diagnosis (and still counting) and still have No Evidence of … Continue reading

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Oh Grow Up! This Is Not A Joke.

Today, October 13, is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. It’s one day during all the “festivities” of breast cancer awareness month which is dedicated to raising awareness of Metastatic disease, or METS. But someone had the idea to overlay another … Continue reading

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Hello, I’ve missed you

First, I want to say thank you to the many people who reached out to me after the last Life-Cise newsletter. I stepped away from the computer (mostly) for a little while – no newsletters, no blog posts, no Daily … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

Earlier today, I reached the end of an era. My oncologist said he didn’t think he needed to see me anymore. Well, actually, he asked how I felt about it, then we talked about it. And then it was decided: … Continue reading

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The Very Best Ever Workout!!

This was my gym this morning. We got another 4+inches of snow last night, so I wanted to get out and enjoy it before it warmed up too much and started melting. I know, everyone else wants it to melt. … Continue reading

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No Goal, Just Fun

You know that I’m all about the goal. Long-term goals, short-term, immediate. Goals range from life-changing, to small or mundane. Goals give us a framework. Goals keep us accountable. Goals keep us striving for something better. But once in a while, … Continue reading

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Why I Took The Challenge

Last week I was challenged by my friend Rebecca to take the ice bucket challenge for ALS. I took a week to do it, not the 24 hours of the challenge. Why? As I say in the video, it was … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Happy Memorial Weekend to all of you in the U.S. I do hope you will get out and enjoy yourself. I’ll be running (or trying to) 100K from Bear Mountain down to the George Washington Bridge (pictures to follow). Should … Continue reading

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Gratitude

At times our own light goes out & is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. ~ Albert Schweitzer Happy Thanksgiving to … Continue reading

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Post-October Breast Cancer Roundup

I basically avoided the month of October this year, at least in terms of breast cancer. I ignored all of the invitations for various breast cancer awareness events. I turned my back on all of the BC marketing. I even … Continue reading

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