Saturday, October 31, 2015

Cancer in the Rearview Mirror

Recently someone  commented on a blog on optimism I wrote in April 2014,
What struck me as a re-read my blog post is that I had no idea my life was about to change in a big way--just a few weeks later, I was diagnosed with uterine cancer. Talk about putting optimism to the test.

My blog post today is a link to my essay about Cancer in the Rearview Mirror, published in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

I hope you'll follow the link and let me know your thoughts.


  1. Excellent article in the Philadelphia Inquirer. As a cancer 'thriver' everything you said is how I feel. Thank you.

    1. I love cancer thriver, I never heard that term before. Now I strive to be a thriver!
      Thanks for stopping by and sharing that

  2. Thanks for the article, Carol. It felt so good to hear from someone who had been there. It had been more than 2 years since my first chemo and I still have the same fear.

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