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My Other Mother

I’ve written about my mother many times here on my blog. I even wrote a whole post about my dad once. But I have yet to write about my other mother – my mother-in-law. Her name is Margaret. (more…)

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My Friend, Barb Bristow

What makes a friend a friend? Can you really be friends with someone you’ve never met? Exactly what makes someone qualify as your friend probably differs a little bit for each of us as we all have our own what makes a friend “requirements,” but as for the second question, there’s no doubt in my mind that the answer is an emphatic yes! (more…)

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Parallels Between Breast Cancer & Grief

When I started blogging over three years ago now, I knew from the get-go I wanted to write about breast cancer and loss. When my mother died from metastatic breast cancer my life changed forever. Less than two years later when I was diagnosed with breast cancer myself, obviously things changed for me pretty darn dramatically again. (more…)

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