Post Archives tagged ‘divorce and cancer’

10 Great Things That Happened to Me Since Diagnosis

Posted on: September 22nd, 2013 by

This post is not about seeing breast cancer as a positive experience. Nor is this post about seeing cancer as a gift. Breast cancer is a horrific experience. Breast cancer is no gift. Okay, now that I got that out of the way, I’ve been thinking lately about how rich my life has become since diagnosis. Prior to cancer, I took life for granted and settled for an Continue reading the story "10 Great Things That Happened to Me Since Diagnosis"

Moving Out, Moving On

Posted on: May 15th, 2013 by

Dazed and downcast, I sit on a box the movers set down at my new apartment. One of them tells me, “Why are you so sad? Your life’s just beginning! I’m divorced, and my life is the happiest ever. Yours will be, too.” I wonder if he is on crack. Happiest ever? I will never be happy again. I’m also upset that the movers know too much Continue reading the story "Moving Out, Moving On"