Category: Living intentionally


Breast Cancer Is Not Cute

Cancer isn’t cute. It isn’t big smiles and noses crinkled in mirth. It is a mortal illness. It disfigures. It kills. The treatment involves cutting off pieces of your body, killing living tissue with radiation, poisoning your system with chemotherapy. The treatment can have life-long effects on your health and well-being ...


Letter to a mother who died of breast cancer

This letter was written by Karen Cook, author of What Girls Learn, ten years after the death of her mother from breast cancer. It is reblogged with permission from Shaun Usher’s wonderful blog, Letters of Note: correspondence deserving of a wider audience. This letter both moved me and empowered me. I’ve been...

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