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The Healing Power of Writing — Our MBC Life

So if you’re wondering what to listen to next in your podcast collection, check out Our MBC Life’s episode on therapeutic writing. I want to thank Victoria Goldberg and Lisa Laudico for their efforts, which inspired me to write more, both poetry and posts. It’s the two halves of my brain in constant battle for

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The Art of Memory: Or my life as a mixed tape

Positively SpeakingSpecifically as it relates to having metastatic breast cancer, thinking positive may work as a curative for some. I’m not a reliable posit of positivity. I can’t hug the philosophy that a congenial attitude somehow will create a better physical environment to heal myself of cancer. I feel great some days, like shit others.

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Weeds

I must weed my garden, overcome and ambushed,Using rough, aching hands Pulling at sticky green tendrils Braided and rooted into red clay. Fingers grasp at my apron strings, Where they claw and hang, just as insecure children Who sob and heave, stutter with tears and beg to stay homeUnwilling to let go. Wearily I enter

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