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8 yrs clear

Well today was the day. The day once a year I remember I HAD cancer.  Sure, I think about it other days. Little things remind me. Someone else gets diagnosed. I have a low day. I see my scar. There are moments.  But it is guaranteed an early Friday in April, I’ll think about it.… Read More 8 yrs clear

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OVERCOMER: recap

Missed one of the entries….well, I just think that’s a shame!  So, here’s a full list of all the #overcomer stories from the series this month: OVERCOMER Series Kickoff Dave Shrein – security Laurie Marshall – grief Abby Turner- defeat Holley Gerth – infertility Jacqueline Presley – people-pleasing Amanda Farris – pettiness and plans Jen Boyle – comparison Greg… Read More OVERCOMER: recap

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OVERCOMER: Alli Max

Honestly, an October Overcomer celebration would NOT be complete without a celebration of Allison.  She is more than a fighter.  She is a pink boxing glove wearing warrior.  This gal came into my life during my last year at the American Cancer Society as she joined the ACS Northwest Arkansas board.  Her smile is contagious. … Read More OVERCOMER: Alli Max

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OVERCOMER: Greg Pierce

Greg Pierce – he’s a rocker, a technical guru and a Survivor (and Website Moderator at What’sNext a website that provides answers for cancer survivors).  Greg is a multi-time cancer survivor.  He literally punched cancer I the throat. (that may be a joke only he can appreciate) I met Greg through the American Cancer Society’s… Read More OVERCOMER: Greg Pierce

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OVERCOMER series

This month, I decided to do something different.  I’m inviting a few friends over to hang out for the whole month.  I mean, “virtually” we all know each other right?  When I think of October, I think of 2 things: pumpkins and pink.  Over the last couple years as Robin Roberts “made her mess, her… Read More OVERCOMER series

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6 years

6 years.  Do you know what can happen in 6 years? yea, me neither.  I tried to do a Google search and came back with stuff about felonies, a mummified woman and something about Georgia and a missile in Russia.  If you look at a listing of world news on August 7, 2008, you quickly find… Read More 6 years

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Consider Life Beyond

For many, today is just another Sunday.  Its a beautiful day and many are out fishing, gardening, laying by the pool and just enjoying being outside after being cooped up inside from all the rain this week. But in addition to all those things, today is a very special day! Today is National Cancer Survivors… Read More Consider Life Beyond