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The Rear View Mirror

Met a woman recently starting her own journey The look in her eyes has haunted me She touched me in a mysterious and unexplained way My heart aches for her

Like a Sister

100% genuine and real Always kind and sincere Honest to the core Loyal forever more Lingering there in the shadows Doesn’t know how to say no Helps anyone in need

Karen Fries

Karen with her husband, Bob Deciding to accept the things that cannot be changed and to change the things I can, I am taking the bull by the horns and

I Will Survive

Life doesn’t always go the way I plan It may lead me down a different road But that is not necessarily a bad thing For on this journey I am


Just a normal Monday night Heard the doctor’s voice as I answered the phone I’m so sorry to have to tell you this My husband took the phone Collapsed to


With faith all things are possible Faith is taking that next step even though I can’t see it Faith is knowing I am on the right path Even if it’s

The Pink Badge of Courage

What is courage? Is going into a burning building to rescue a child courageous? Is never letting anyone see me cry courageous? Maybe courage is taking that next step without


Cancer didn’t sneak up on me quietly and slowly Cancer crash landed in my life like a hurricane blowing One day everything was normal and fine The next day I

Returning from the Edge

Returning from the Edge of a Breakdown I have always believed that a mental breakdown only happened to those who are weak. A loss of sanity wasn’t possible for “normal”


Over the course of my long cancer journey I have crossed paths with so many wonderful people who have helped take care of meThank you will never seem like it