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Finding dreams to give meaning to life

Thought for the day: Why have we forgotten how to dream? With our innocence gone, and the entertainment industry doing all the work for us, we quickly lose our capacity to dream possible futures. Stop. Close your eyes. And dream again. Put the stars in your dreams. And then reach for them. No need to …

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When I let go of what I am …

I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu I can’t clearly remember who I was before I had metastatic breast cancer. I have let go of that person because she was killing me slowly. That death was not to do with my body, but to do with my soul, spirit … my life … …

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What am I giving up for Lent? Why cancer of course

I was wondering what to give up for Lent.  Ok, so it has started already but I was inspired by a post on a forum of the perfect thing to give up for Lent.  Cancer. I could have chosen dark chocolate (ouch), alcohol (but I don’t drink)*, annoying people (it is the only thing I …

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What will this year be like … I wonder

What will my future be … I wonder.  I should be so excited to be out in the world to be free … Yes. The Sound Of Music was on TV over Christmas / New Year again, though I only caught a snatch of it, but the year 2013 … not sure I like the sound …

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Back on-line

So about three weeks ago my old PC gave up the ghost and stopped working.  Upon further inspection it was realised that it was beyond help, so sadly I have had to let it go to the great PC recycler in the sky.  Yesterday I picked up my new PC and today I picked up …

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Sandy, stop it now and play nicely

I have been thinking of everyone in the path of hurricane Sandy and hoping that you are all safe and secure.  I can’t get on to facebook this morning so I can’t check how things are doing.  Maybe it is based in New York City … who knows. Here, in Tunbridge Wells in England, it is …

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How do we make progress?

I have been thinking today, how do we make progress with getting Metastatic Breast Cancer recognised when so many of those with the disease feel the need to deny that the breast cancer has spread? I suppose it depends how you were diagnosed.  In my case I had actually just gone back to work while …

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Woke up feeling fine today

Why is it that some days you can just wake up HAPPY?  Today it may be because of the sunshine, it may be because it is Monday and I don’t have to go to work today … whatever the reason I like these happy days. Sunshine Being British many of us are obsessed by the …

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