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New Abnormal – Covid, Cancer and the Aftermath of Trauma

There’s a new lexicon added to the modern canon of dictionaries or repurposed words that came to take on new meanings. Yet for those of us with metastatic or terminal cancers, many of the words applied to us prior to February of 2020. Defining a Lockdown “A lockdown can be defined as an emergency protocol

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Who’s at the door? Emerging Carefully from Lockdown

“Someone’s knocking at the door/ somebody’s ringing the bell/ someone’s knocking at the door/ somebody’s ringing the bell/ do me a favor, open the door/ and let ‘em in” Paul McCartney Dreaming of the things we took for granted I feel a bit of fresh air finally coming in through my open door. Along with

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Self Love in a the Time of Covid

Can you love yourself during a global crisis? How do you live in a world in crisis and turn inside to love yourself? To do work on the self during a global cascade of tremendously life threatening situations is to turn in and find the faith to be kind, conscious and dedicated to be of

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